Tony Pua and Dr Ong Kian Ming are sharing their expertise with Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng as special officers to the ministry, free of charge
Though their appointments are temporary, Ong said that the Democratic Action Party's (DAP) MPs would serve the ministry for as long as their help is needed
"I am glad that my past five years of going through the many financial statements of statutory boards and incorporated bodies will be put to good use," said the Bangi MP, who was previously a regional consultant in USCI Blue Ocean Strategy Consulting.
"We will be based at the ministry unless sent elsewhere by the Prime Minister," he added.
Pua has denied that the pair were "the brains" behind Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's operations
The DAP politicians can be seen accompanying Lim Guan Eng on his first day of duty at the Ministry of Finance: