Minister of Primary Industries (Malaysia)

The current Malaysian Minister of Primary Industries (Malay: Menteri Industri Utama) is Teresa Kok of DAP, since 2 July 2018.[1]

Minister of Primary Industries
Teresa Kok

since 2 July 2018 (2018-07-02)
Ministry of Primary Industries
StyleYang Berhormat Menteri
(The Honourable Minister)
Member ofCabinet of Malaysia
Reports toParliament of Malaysia
AppointerYang di-Pertuan Agong on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
First holderAbdul Taib Mahmud
DeputyShamsul Iskandar Md. Akin

The minister is supported by Deputy Minister of Primary Industries, Shamsul Iskandar Md. Akin.

The minister administers the portfolio through the Ministry of Primary Industries.

List of Ministers of Primary Industries

The following individuals have held office as Minister of Primary Industries:

Political Party:   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
Abdul Taib Mahmud
(b. 1936)
MP for Samarahan
BN (PBB) Minister of Primary Industries 1972 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
Musa Hitam
(b. 1934)
MP for Labis
BN (UMNO) 1974 1977 Abdul Razak Hussein
Hussein Onn
Abdul Taib Mahmud
(b. 1936)
MP for Samarahan
BN (PBB) 1977 1978 Hussein Onn
Paul Leong Khee Seong
(b. unknown)
MP for Taiping
BN (Gerakan) 1978 1986 Hussein Onn
Mahathir Mohamad
(I · II)
Lim Keng Yaik
MP for Beruas
BN (Gerakan) 11 August 1986 26 March 2004 Mahathir Mohamad
(III · IV · V · VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Peter Chin Fah Kui
(b. 1945)
MP for Miri
BN (SUPP) Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities 27 March 2004 9 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II · III)
Bernard Giluk Dompok
(b. 1949)
MP for Penampang
BN (UPKO) 10 April 2009 15 May 2013 Najib Razak
Douglas Uggah Embas
(b. 1956)
MP for Betong
BN (PBB) 16 May 2013 12 May 2016 Najib Razak
Nancy Shukri
(b. 1961)
MP for Batang Sadong
BN (PBB) 12 May 2016 27 June 2016 Najib Razak
Mah Siew Keong
(b. 1961)
MP for Teluk Intan
BN (Gerakan) 27 June 2016 10 May 2018 Najib Razak
Teresa Kok
(b. 1964)
MP for Seputeh
PH (DAP) Minister of Primary Industries 2 July 2018 Incumbent Mahathir Mohamad


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