Abang Johari announces his Cabinet line-up

Abang Johari announces his Cabinet line-up
Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg after announcing his Cabinet line-up. -Bernama
KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg today announced his Cabinet line-up as follows:


CHIEF MINISTER:

Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg


ASSISTANT MINISTERS IN THE CHIEF MINISTER'S DEPARTMENT

Datuk John Sikie anak Tayai, Assistant Minister for Native Laws and Customs

Datuk Len Talif Salleh, Assistant Minister for Workforce Development and Training

Dr Annuar Rapa'ee, Assistant Minister for Science Research and Biotechnology


DEPUTY CHIEF MINISTERS

Tan Sri James Masing

Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas


MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC PLANNING

Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg


SECOND MINISTER OF FINANCE

Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh


MINISTER OF RESOURCE PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT

Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg


SECOND MINISTER

Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan


ASSISTANT MINISTER
Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais, Assistant Minister for Resource Planning

Datu Len Talif Salleh, Assistant Minister for Environment


MINISTER OF TOURISM, ARTS AND CULTURE

Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg


ASSISTANT MINISTER

Datuk John Sikie anak Tayai, Assistant Minister for Arts and Culture

Datuk Lee Kim Shin, Assistant Minister for Tourism


MINISTER OF HOUSING

Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg


ASSISTANT MINISTER

Datuk Talib Zulpilip, Assistant Minister for Urbanisation

Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, Assistant Minister for Housing


MINISTER OF MODERNISATION OF AGRICULTURE & RURAL ECONOMY

Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas


ASSISTANT MINISTER

Datuk Francis Harden anak Hollis, Assistant Minister for Rural Economy (Interior Areas) and Plantation

Datuk Julaihi Narawi, Assistant Minister for Rural Economy (Coastal Areas) and Fisheries

Malcom Mussen, Assistant Minister for Agriculture


MINISTER OF INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSPORTATION

Tan Sri James Jemut Masing


ASSISTANT MINISTER

Datuk Talib Zulpilip, Assistant Minister for Infrastructure Development

Datuk Lee Kim Shin, Assistant Minister for Land & Air Transportation and Safety.

Liwan Lagang, Assistant Minister for River Transportation and Safety.


MINISTER OF YOUTH, SPORTS AND SOLIDARITY

Datuk Seri Michael Manyin anak Jawong


ASSISTANT MINISTER

Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, Assistant Minister for Youth and Sports

Rosey Yunus, Assistant Minister for Solidarity


MINISTER OF INDUSTRIAL AND ENTERPRENEUR DEVELOPMENT, TRADE AND INVESTMENT

Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan


ASSISTANT MINISTER

Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais, Assistant Minister for Entrepreneur Development

Datuk Julaihi Narawi, Assistant Minister for Industrial Development


MINISTER OF WELFARE, WOMEN, AND COMMUNITY WELLBEING

Datuk Fatimah Abdullah


ASSISTANT MINISTER

Dr Abdul Rahman Ismail, Assistant Minister for Welfare and Community Wellbeing

Sharifah Hasidah Syed Aman Ghazali, Assistant Minister for Early Childhood Education and Family Development.


MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Datuk Prof Sim Kui Hian


ASSISTANT MINISTER

Datuk Dr Jerip Susil, Assistant Minister for Public Health

Datu Dr Penguang anak Manggil, Assistant Minister for Local Government


MINISTER OF PUBLIC UTILITIES

Datuk Dr Stephen Rundi anak Utom


ASSISTANT MINISTER

Datuk Roland Sagah Wee Inn, Assistant Minister for Public Utilities (Water Supply)

Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi, Assistant Minister for Public Utilities (Electricity and Telecommunications).

Basically apart from the Chief Minister, Abang Johari holds another four portfolios, namely Minister of Finance and Economic Planning; Resource Planning and Environment; Tourism, Arts and Culture; and Housing.

Asked if these were too much work for him, he said he had many capable assistant ministers to assist him.

The line-up indicated that the Chief Minister is seen to continue what had been done under the late Adenan Cabinet.

Abang Johari said basically there was not much change from the previous cabinet line-up, and pointed out that only the Ministry of Finance had additional portfolios added to it, as it is now known as Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning.

Previously it was only known as Ministry of Finance. -- BERNAMA