Minister of Rural Development (Malaysia)

The current Malaysian Minister of Rural Development is Rina Harun, since May 21, 2018.

Minister of Rural Development
Incumbent
Rina Harun

since 21 May 2018 (2018-05-21)
Ministry of Rural Development
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
Formation1957
First holderAbdul Razak Hussein
as Minister of National and Rural Development
Websitewww.rurallink.gov.my

The minister is supported by two Deputy Minister of Rural Development.

The minister administers the portfolio through the Ministry of Rural Development.

List of ministers of rural development

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

Political Party:   Alliance   BN   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Abdul Razak Hussein
(1922–1976)
MP for Pekan
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of National and Rural Development 31 August 1957 22 September 1970 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I • II • III • IV)
Abdul Ghafar Baba
(1925–2006)
MP for Malacca Utara (1969-1974)
MP for Alor Gajah (1974-1978)
MP for Jasin (1978-1999)
MP for Batu Berendam (1999-2004)
1970 1973 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
BN (UMNO) Minister of Rural Economy Development 1973 1974
BN (UMNO) Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development 1974 1976 Abdul Razak Hussein
(II)
Ali Ahmad
(1930–1977)
MP for Pontian
BN (UMNO) 1976 1977 Hussein Onn
(I)
Sanusi Junid
(b. 1943)
MP for Jerlun-Langkawi
BN (UMNO) Minister of National and Rural Development 1981 1986 Mahathir Mohamed
(II)
Abdul Ghafar Baba
(1925–2006)
MP for Malacca Utara (1969-1974)
MP for Alor Gajah (1974-1978)
MP for Jasin (1978-1999)
MP for Batu Berendam (1999-2004)
BN (UMNO) 1986 26 October 1990 Mahathir Mohamed
(III)
BN (UMNO) Minister of Rural Development 27 October 1990 15 October 1993 Mahathir Mohamed
(IV)
Annuar Musa
(b. 1956)
Senator (1990-1995)
MP for Peringat (1995-1999)
MP for Ketereh (2013-)
BN (UMNO) 1 December 1993 14 December 1999 Mahathir Mohamed
(IV • V)
Azmi Khalid
(b. 1940)
MP for Padang Besar
BN (UMNO) 15 December 1999 26 March 2004 Mahathir Mohamed
(VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I)
Abdul Aziz Shamsuddin
(b. 1938)
MP for Shah Alam
BN (UMNO) Minister of Rural and Regional Development 27 March 2004 18 March 2008 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)
Muhammad Muhammad Taib
(b. 1945)
Senator
BN (UMNO) 19 March 2008 9 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(III)
Shafie Apdal
(b. 1957)
MP for Semporna
BN (UMNO) 10 April 2009 29 July 2015 Najib Razak
(I • II)
Ismail Sabri Yaakob
(b. 1960)
MP for Bera
BN (UMNO) 29 July 2015 12 May 2018 Najib Razak
(II)
Rina Harun
(b. 1973)
MP for Titiwangsa
PH (PPBM) Minister of Rural Development 21 May 2018 Incumbent Mahathir Mohamad
(VII)

List of ministers of regional development

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

Political Party:   Alliance   BN   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Asri Muda
(1923–1992)
MP for Nilam Puri
BN (PAS) Minister of Land and Regional Development 1976 1977 Hussein Onn
(I)
Abdul Kadir Yusuf
(1917–1992)
MP for Tenggaroh
BN (UMNO) 1977 1980 Hussein Onn
(I • II)
Shariff Ahmad
(1915–2003)
MP for Jerantut
BN (UMNO) 1980 1982 Hussein Onn
(II)
Mahathir Mohamed
(I)
Abdul Aziz Shamsuddin
(b. 1938)
MP for Shah Alam
BN (UMNO) Minister of Rural and Regional Development 27 March 2004 18 March 2008 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)
Muhammad Muhammad Taib
(b. 1945)
Senator
BN (UMNO) 19 March 2008 9 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(III)
Shafie Apdal
(b. 1957)
MP for Semporna
BN (UMNO) 10 April 2009 29 July 2015 Najib Razak
(I • II)
Ismail Sabri Yaakob
(b. 1960)
MP for Bera
BN (UMNO) 29 July 2015 12 May 2018 Najib Razak
(II)

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