[PHOTOS] Malaysia's New Cabinet Ministers At Their Official First Day Of Work
The MPs were sworn in in front of the king at Istana Negara yesterday, 21 May.
Today, 22 May, the core Cabinet Ministers of the Pakatan Harapan government arrived at their prospective offices for their official first day of duty
1. Dato' Seri Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Deputy Prime Minister and Women and Family Development Minister
Malaysia's first woman deputy prime minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail arrived at the Perdana Leadership Foundation office at 9am.
She told reporters that, "I am very excited to start my duty with my colleagues to form a strong team to develop our beloved country," The Star reported.
2. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Utama Haji Muhyiddin Yassin, Home Minister
According to Malaysiakini, Muhyiddin Yassin arrived at his new office in Putrajaya to a welcome sign prepared by the Home Ministry staff.
He told reporters that, "I told the staff we will have to work harder, there is a new benchmark and not of the past..we will have to deliver and they will have to think outside the box in order to deliver."
3. Dr. Maszlee Malik, Education Minister
4. Rina Harun, Rural Development Minister
5. Dato' Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Economic Affairs Minister
Selangor Chief Minister Azmin Ali arrived at the Prime Minister's Office at 7.40am and was soon briefed by the Economic Planning Unit (EPU).
He then held a press conference in which he said that the government can no longer practice direct negotiations and limited tenders.