Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (Malaysia)

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Ministry of Communications and Multimedia
Kementerian Komunikasi dan Multimedia (KKMM)
Putrajaya Malaysia Ministry-of-Communication-and-Multimedia-02.jpg
Ministry overview
Formed 15 May 2013; 3 years ago (2013-05-15)
Preceding Ministry
Jurisdiction Government of Malaysia
Headquarters Lot 4G9, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 4, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62100 Putrajaya
Employees 8,263 (2016)
Annual budget MYR 1,806,146,700 (2016)
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Ministry executives
  • Sharifah Zarah Syed Ahmad, Secretary-General
  • Mohid Mohamed, Deputy Secretary-General (Policy)
  • Mohd Ali Mohamad Nor, Deputy Secretary-General (Operations)
  • Bala Singam Karupiah, Senior Under-Secretary (Management)
Website www.kkmm.gov.my

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (Malay: Kementerian Komunikasi dan Multimedia), abbreviated KKMM, is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is responsible for communications, multimedia, broadcasting, information, personal data protection, special affairs, media industry, film industry, domain name, postal, courier, mobile service, fixed service, broadband, digital signature, universal service, international broadcasting, content.

The Ministry is housed in the Sultan Abdul Samad Building in Kuala Lumpur.

Organisation[edit]

  • Minister of Communications and Multimedia
    • Deputy Minister
      • Secretary-General
        • Under the Authority of Secretary-General
          • Legal Advisor Office
          • Corporate Communications Unit
          • Internal Audit Unit
          • Key Performance Indicator Unit
          • Integrity Unit
        • Deputy Secretary-General (Policy)
          • Strategic Planning Division
          • Communication Technology Division
          • International Division
          • Content Development Division
        • Deputy Secretary-General (Operations)
          • Strategic Communications Division
          • Control and Compliance Division
          • Infrastructure and Application Division
          • Central Agency Committee for Application for Filming and Performance by Foreign Artiste (PUSPAL) Unit
        • Senior Under-Secretary (Management)
          • Human Resources Management Division
          • Finance Division
          • Development Division
          • Management Services Division
          • Account Division
          • Information Management Division

Federal departments[edit]

  1. Department of Broadcasting Malaysia, or Jabatan Penyiaran Malaysia. (Official site)
  2. Department of Information Malaysia, or Jabatan Penerangan Malaysia. (Official site)
  3. Department of Special Affairs, or Jabatan Hal Ehwal Khas (JASA). (Official site)
  4. Tun Abdul Razak Broadcasting and Information Institute, or Institut Penyiaran Dan Penerangan Tun Abdul Razak (IPPTAR). (Official site)
  5. Department of Personal Data Protection, or Jabatan Perlindungan Data Peribadi (JPDP). (Official site)

Federal agencies[edit]

  1. Malaysian National News Agency, or Pertubuhan Berita Nasional Malaysia (BERNAMA). (Official site)
  2. National Film Development Corporation Malaysia, or Perbadanan Kemajuan Filem Nasional Malaysia (FINAS). (Official site)
  3. Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), or Suruhanjaya Komunikasi dan Multimedia Malaysia (SKMM). (Official site)
  4. Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), or Perbadanan Pembangunan Multimedia. (Official site)
  5. MYNIC Berhad. (Official site)
  6. Telekom Malaysia Berhad. (Official site)
  7. Pos Malaysia Berhad. (Official site)

Key legislation[edit]

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia is responsible for administration of several key Acts:[1]

Policy Priorities of the Government of the Day[edit]

Programmes[edit]

Universal Services Provision:

List of Federal Minister of Communications and Multimedia[edit]

Minister of Communications and Multimedia
Incumbent
Salleh Said Keruak

since 29 July 2015 (2015-07-29)
Style Yang Berhormat Menteri (The Honourable Minister)
Member of Cabinet of Malaysia
Reports to Parliament of Malaysia
Seat Level 37, Lot 4G9, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 4, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62100 Putrajaya
Appointer Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Formation 1955 (1955) (as Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Posts)
First holder Ong Yoke Lin
Deputy Jailani Johari
Website www.kkmm.gov.my

The following is a list of former and current Federal Minister of Communications and Multimedia.

Political Party:   Alliance   BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Term of Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Took Office Left Office
Federal Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Posts
1 Ong Yoke Lin
(1917–2010)
Alliance (MCA) 1955 1957 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting
1 Tunku abd rahman.jpg Tunku Abdul Rahman
(1903–1990)
MP for Kuala Kedah
Alliance (UMNO) 1961 1966 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II • III)
2 Senu Abdul Rahman
(1919–1995)
MP for Kubang Pasu Barat
Alliance (UMNO) 1966 1969 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
Federal Minister of Information
3 Hamzah Abu Samah
(1924–2012)
MP for Raub
Alliance (UMNO) 1969 1971 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(IV)
Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
4 Ghazali Shafie (crop).jpg Ghazali Shafie
(1922–2010)
MP for Lipis
BN (UMNO) 1971 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
5 Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail
(b. 1932)
MP for Kota Bharu
BN (UMNO) 1974 1975 Abdul Razak Hussein
(II)
6 Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud.jpg Abdul Taib Mahmud
(b. 1936)
MP for Samarahan
BN (UMNO) 1975 1978 Abdul Razak Hussein
(II)
Hussein Onn
(I)
7 Mohamed Rahmat
(1938–2010)
MP for Pulai
BN (UMNO) 1978 1982 Hussein Onn
(II)
Mahathir Mohamad
(I)
8 Mohd. Adib Mohd. Adam
(b. unknown)
MP for Alor Gajah
BN (UMNO) 1982 1984 Mahathir Mohamad
(II)
9 Rais Yatim cropped.jpg Rais Yatim
(b. 1942)
MP for Jelebu
BN (UMNO) 1984 1986 Mahathir Mohamad
(II)
(5) Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail
(b. 1932)
MP for Kota Bharu
BN (UMNO) 1986 1987 Mahathir Mohamad
(III)
(7) Mohamed Rahmat
(1938–2010)
MP for Pulai
BN (UMNO) 1987 1999 Mahathir Mohamad
(III • IV • V)
10 Mohd Khalil Yaakob
(b. 1937)
MP for Kuantan
BN (UMNO) 1999 2004 Mahathir Mohamad
(VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I)
11 Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir
(b. 1939)
MP for Kulim-Bandar Baharu
BN (UMNO) 2004 2006 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)
12 Zainuddin Maidin
(b. 1939)
MP for Merbok
BN (UMNO) 2006 2008 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)
13 World Telecommunication Development Conference 2014 - Dubai - Day 2.jpg Ahmad Shabery Cheek
(b. 1958)
MP for Kemaman
BN (UMNO) 2008 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(III)
Federal Minister of Information, Communications and Culture
(9) Rais Yatim cropped.jpg Rais Yatim
(b. 1942)
MP for Jelebu
BN (UMNO) 2009 2013 Najib Razak
(I)
Federal Minister of Communications and Multimedia
(13) World Telecommunication Development Conference 2014 - Dubai - Day 2.jpg Ahmad Shabery Cheek
(b. 1958)
MP for Kemaman
BN (UMNO) 2013 2015 Najib Razak
(II)
14 Salleh Said Keruak
(b. 1958)
Senator
BN (UMNO) 29 July 2015 Incumbent Najib Razak
(II)

References[edit]

  1. ^ List of the Act and Regulations under the Purview of the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia

External links[edit]