Minister of Works (Malaysia)

The current Malaysian Minister of Works is Baru Bian, since 2 July 2018.

Minister of Works
Baru Bian

since 2 July 2018 (2018-07-02)
Ministry of Works
StyleYang Berhormat Menteri
(The Honourable Minister)
Member ofCabinet of Malaysia
Reports toParliament of Malaysia
SeatKuala Lumpur
AppointerYang di-Pertuan Agong on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Formation9 August 1955 (1955-08-09)
First holderSardon Jubir
DeputyMohd Anuar Mohd Tahir

The minister is supported by Deputy Minister of Works, which is Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir.

The minister administers the portfolio through the Ministry of Works.

List of ministers of works

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Works, or any of its precedent titles:[1]

Political party:   Alliance   BN   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
Sardon Jubir
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Works 9 August 1955 1 April 1956 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
V. T. Sambanthan
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
Abdul Ghani Gilong
(b. 1932)
MP for Kinabalu
Alliance (USNO) Minister of Works and Energy 1 January 1972 4 March 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
V. Manickavasagam
MP for Pelabuhan Kelang
BN (MIC) Minister of Works and Transport 5 September 1974 4 March 1976 Abdul Razak Hussein
Abdul Ghani Gilong
(b. 1932)
MP for Kinabalu
BN (USNO) Minister of Works and Public Amenities 5 March 1976 27 July 1978 Hussein Onn
Lee San Choon
(b. 1935)
MP for Segamat
BN (MCA) 28 July 1978 15 September 1980 Hussein Onn
Samy Vellu
(b. 1937)
MP for Sungai Siput
BN (MIC) 16 September 1980 7 June 1983 Hussein Onn
Mahathir Mohamad
(I • II)
Samy Vellu
(b. 1937)
MP for Sungai Siput
BN (MIC) Minister of Works 8 June 1983 14 June 1989 Mahathir Mohamad
(II • III)
Leo Moggie Irok
(b. 1941)
MP for Kanowit
BN (PBDS) 15 June 1989 8 May 1995 Mahathir Mohamad
(III • IV)
Samy Vellu
(b. 1937)
MP for Sungai Siput
BN (MIC) 9 May 1995 15 March 2008 Mahathir Mohamad
(V • VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I • II)
Mohd Zin Mohamed
(b. 1954)
MP for Sepang
BN (UMNO) 20 March 2008 9 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Shaziman Abu Mansor
(b. 1964)
MP for Tampin
10 April 2009 15 May 2013 Najib Razak
Fadillah Yusof
(b. 1962)
MP for Petra Jaya
BN (PBB) 16 May 2013 10 May 2018 Najib Razak
Baru Bian
(b. 1958)
MP for Selangau
PH (PKR) 2 July 2018 Incumbent Mahathir Mohamad
Chua Tian Chang


  1. "Former Minister of Works". Ministry of Works, Malaysia. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
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