KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has appointed two deputy prime ministers in his new Cabinet line-up of 27 ministers in the unity government.
Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) senior vice-president Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof, who is representing Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), are the deputy prime ministers.
Anwar’s announcement of the Cabinet line-up in Putrajaya at about 8.20 pm today was carried live on national television and social media platforms. Also present at the event was Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali.
Anwar, 75, is also the Finance Minister.
Anwar was sworn in as the 10th Prime Minister before Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on Nov 24. - Bernama