Minister of Communications and Multimedia (Malaysia)

The current Malaysian Minister of Communications and Multimedia is Gobind Singh Deo, since 21 May 2018. The minister administers the portfolio through the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia.

Minister of Communications and Multimedia
Incumbent
Gobind Singh Deo

since 21 May 2018 (2018-05-21)
Ministry of Communications and Multimedia
StyleYang Berhormat Menteri
(The Honourable Minister)
Member ofCabinet of Malaysia
Reports toParliament of Malaysia
SeatPutrajaya
AppointerYang di-Pertuan Agong on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Formation1955 (1955)
First holderOng Yoke Lin
as Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Posts
DeputyEddin Syazlee Shith
Websitewww.kkmm.gov.my

List of ministers of communications

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Communications, or any of its precedent titles:

Political Party:   Alliance Party/Barisan Nasional   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Ong Yoke Lin
(1917–2010)
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Posts 1955 1957 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
Sardon Jubir
(1917–1985)
MP for Pontian Utara
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Communications 5 January 1972 9 April 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
V. Manickavasagam
(1926–1979)
MP for Pelabuhan Kelang
BN (MIC) 1974 1978 Abdul Razak Hussein
(II)
Hussein Onn
(I)
Leo Moggie Irok
(b. 1941)
MP for Kanowit
BN (PBDS) Minister of Energy, Communications and Multimedia 4 May 1995 14 December 1999 Mahathir Mohamad
(V)
Leo Moggie Irok
(b. 1941)
MP for Kanowit
BN (PBDS) Minister of Energy, Water and Communications 15 December 1999 26 March 2004 Mahathir Mohamad
(VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I)
Lim Keng Yaik
(1939–2012)
MP for Beruas
BN (Gerakan) 27 March 2004 18 March 2008 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)
Shaziman Abu Mansor
(b. 1964)
MP for Tampin
BN (UMNO) 19 March 2008 9 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(III)
Rais Yatim
(b. 1942)
MP for Jelebu
BN (UMNO) Minister of Information, Communications, Arts and Culture
Minister of Information, Communications and Culture
2009 2013 Najib Razak
(I)
Ahmad Shabery Cheek
(b. 1958)
MP for Kemaman
BN (UMNO) Minister of Communications and Multimedia 2013 2015 Najib Razak
(II)
Salleh Said Keruak
(b. 1958)
Senator
BN (UMNO) 29 July 2015 10 May 2018 Najib Razak
(II)
Gobind Singh Deo
(b. 1973)
MP for Puchong
PH (DAP) 21 May 2018 Incumbent Mahathir Mohamad
(VII)

List of ministers of telecommunications

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Telecommunications, or any of its precedent titles:

Political Party:   Alliance Party/Barisan Nasional   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Ong Yoke Lin
(1917–2010)
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Posts 1955 1957 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
Sardon Jubir
(1917–1985)
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Works, Posts and Telecommunications 1957 1959 Tunku Abdul Rahman
V. T. Sambanthan
(1919–1979)
MP for Sungei Siput
Alliance (MIC) Minister of Works, Posts and Telecommunications 2 April 1956 31 December 1971 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I • II • III • IV)
Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)

List of ministers of posts

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Posts, or any of its precedent titles:

Political Party:   Alliance Party/Barisan Nasional   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Ong Yoke Lin
(1917–2010)
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Posts 1955 1957 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
Sardon Jubir
(1917–1985)
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Works, Posts and Telecommunications 1957 1959 Tunku Abdul Rahman
V. T. Sambanthan
(1919–1979)
MP for Sungei Siput
Alliance (MIC) Minister of Works, Posts and Telecommunications 2 April 1956 31 December 1971 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I • II • III • IV)
Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)

List of ministers of multimedia

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Multimedia, or any of its precedent titles:

Political Party:   Alliance Party/Barisan Nasional   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Leo Moggie Irok
(b. 1941)
MP for Kanowit
BN (PBDS) Minister of Energy, Communications and Multimedia 4 May 1995 26 March 2004 Mahathir Mohamad
(V · VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I)
Ahmad Shabery Cheek
(b. 1958)
MP for Kemaman
BN (UMNO) Minister of Communications and Multimedia 2013 2015 Najib Razak
(II)
Salleh Said Keruak
(b. 1958)
Senator
BN (UMNO) 29 July 2015 10 May 2018 Najib Razak
(II)
Gobind Singh Deo
(b. 1973)
MP for Puchong
PH (DAP) 21 May 2018 Incumbent Mahathir Mohamad
(VII)

List of ministers of information

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Information, or any of its precedent titles:

Political Party:   Alliance Party/Barisan Nasional   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Tunku Abdul Rahman
(1903–1990)
MP for Kuala Kedah
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Information and Broadcasting 1961 1966 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II • III)
Senu Abdul Rahman
(1919–1995)
MP for Kubang Pasu Barat
Alliance (UMNO) 1966 1969 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
Hamzah Abu Samah
(1924–2012)
MP for Raub
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Information 1969 1971 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(IV)
Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
Ghazali Shafie
(1922–2010)
MP for Lipis
BN (UMNO) 1971 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail
(b. 1932)
MP for Kota Bharu
BN (UMNO) 1974 1975 Abdul Razak Hussein
(II)
Abdul Taib Mahmud
(b. 1936)
MP for Samarahan
BN (UMNO) 1975 1978 Abdul Razak Hussein
(II)
Hussein Onn
(I)
Mohamed Rahmat
(1938–2010)
MP for Pulai
BN (UMNO) 1978 1982 Hussein Onn
(II)
Mahathir Mohamad
(I)
Mohd Adib Mohamad Adam
(b. 1941)
MP for Alor Gajah
BN (UMNO) 1982 1984 Mahathir Mohamad
(II)
Rais Yatim
(b. 1942)
MP for Jelebu
BN (UMNO) 1984 1986 Mahathir Mohamad
(II)
Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail
(b. 1932)
MP for Kota Bharu
BN (UMNO) 1986 1987 Mahathir Mohamad
(III)
Mohamed Rahmat
(1938–2010)
MP for Pulai
BN (UMNO) 1987 1999 Mahathir Mohamad
(III • IV • V)
Mohd Khalil Yaakob
(b. 1937)
MP for Kuantan
BN (UMNO) 1999 2004 Mahathir Mohamad
(VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I)
Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir
(b. 1939)
MP for Kulim-Bandar Baharu
BN (UMNO) 2004 2006 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)
Zainuddin Maidin
(b. 1939)
MP for Merbok
BN (UMNO) 2006 2008 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)
Ahmad Shabery Cheek
(b. 1958)
MP for Kemaman
BN (UMNO) 2008 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(III)
Rais Yatim
(b. 1942)
MP for Jelebu
BN (UMNO) Minister of Information, Communications, Arts and Culture
Minister of Information, Communications and Culture
2009 2013 Najib Razak
(I)

List of ministers of broadcasting

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Broadcasting, or any of its precedent titles:

Political Party:   Alliance Party/Barisan Nasional   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Tunku Abdul Rahman
(1903–1990)
MP for Kuala Kedah
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Information and Broadcasting 1961 1966 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II • III)
Senu Abdul Rahman
(1919–1995)
MP for Kubang Pasu Barat
Alliance (UMNO) 1966 1969 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)

References

    This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.