Second Hussein cabinet

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Second Hussein cabinet
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8th cabinet of Malaysia
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People and organisations
Head of stateTuanku Yahya Petra (1978–1979
Tuanku Ahmad Shah (1979–1981)
Head of governmentHussein Onn
Deputy head of governmentMahathir Mohamad
Member parties
Status in legislatureUMNO led coalition majority government
Opposition partiesDemocratic Action Party
Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party
Sarawak People's Organization
Opposition leaderLim Kit Siang
History
Election(s)Malaysian general election, 1978
Legislature term(s)5th Malaysian Parliament
Budget(s)1979, 1980, 1981
Incoming formationHussein II Cabinet formation, 1978
Outgoing formationMahathir I Cabinet formation, 1981
PredecessorFirst Hussein cabinet
SuccessorFirst Mahathir cabinet

Hussein Onn formed the second Hussein cabinet after being invited by Tuanku Yahya Petra to begin a new government following the 8 July 1978 general election in Malaysia. Prior to the election, Hussein led (as Prime Minister) the first Hussein cabinet, a coalition government that consisted of members of the component parties of Barisan Nasional.

This is a list of the members of the second cabinet of the third Prime Minister of Malaysia, Hussein Onn.

Composition[edit]

Full members[edit]

The federal cabinet consisted of the following ministers:

Portfolio Office Bearer Party Constituency Term Start Term End
Prime Minister Hussein Onn MP UMNO Sri Gading
Minister of Federal Territories
Deputy Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad MP UMNO Kubang Pasu
Minister of Commerce and Industry
Minister of Works and Public Amenities Lee San Choon MP MCA Segamat
Minister of Transport V. Manickavasagam MP MIC Pelabohan Kelang
Minister of Law Hamzah Abu Samah MP UMNO Temerloh
Attorney General
Minister of Science, Technology and Environment Ong Kee Hui MP SUPP Bandar Kuching
Minister of Home Affairs Ghazali Shafie MP UMNO Lipis
Minister of Lands and Regional Development Abdul Kadir Yusuf MP UMNO Tenggaroh
Minister of General Welfare Aishah Ghani MP UMNO Kuala Langat
Minister of Defence Abdul Taib Mahmud MP PBB Samarahan
Minister of Foreign Affairs Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail MP UMNO Kota Bharu
Minister of Housing and Local Government Michael Chen Wing Sum MP MCA Ulu Selangor
Minister of Education Musa Hitam MP UMNO Labis
Minister of Finance Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah MP UMNO Ulu Kelantan
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Abdul Samad Idris MP UMNO Jelebu
Minister of Health Chong Hon Nyan MP MCA Batu Berendam
Minister of Agriculture Shariff Ahmad MP UMNO Jerantut
Minister of Information Mohamed Rahmat MP UMNO Pulai
Minister of Labour and Manpower Richard Ho Ung Hun MP MCA Lumut
Minister of Primary Industries Paul Leong Khee Seong MP GERAKAN Taiping
Minister of Public Enterprises Abdul Manan Othman MP UMNO Kuala Trengganu
Minister of Energy, Telecommunications and Posts Leo Moggie Irok MP SNAP Kanowit
Minister without Portfolio Senator Mohamed Nasir BERJASA

Deputy ministers[edit]

Portfolio Office Bearer Party Constituency Term Start Term End
Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Kamaruddin Mohamed Isa MP UMNO Larut
Deputy Minister of Education Chan Siang Sun MP MCA Bentong
Deputy Minister of Defence Mokhtar Hashim MP UMNO Tampin
Deputy Minister of Health Sulaiman Daud MP PBB Santubong
Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government Ramli Omar MP UMNO Bagan Serai
Deputy Minister of Transport Goh Cheng Teik MP GERAKAN Nibong Tebal
Deputy Minister of Finance Neo Yee Pan MP MCA Muar
Deputy Minister of Transport Mohd Ali M. Shariff MP UMNO Kuantan
Deputy Minister of Agriculture Edmund Langgu Saga MP SNAP Saratok
Deputy Minister of Finance Rafidah Aziz MP UMNO Selayang
Deputy Minister of Labour and Manpower K. Pathmanaban MP MIC Telok Kemang
Deputy Minister of Commerce and Industry Lew Sip Hon MP MCA Shah Alam
Deputy Minister of Education Salleh Jafaruddin MP PBB Mukah
Deputy Minister of Information Ling Liong Sik MP MCA Mata Kuching
Deputy Minister of Agriculture Zakaria Abdul Rahman MP UMNO Besut
Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Syed Ahmad Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin MP UMNO Padang Terap
Deputy Minister of Law Abdullah Abdul Rahman MP UMNO Ulu Nerus
Deputy Minister of Lands and Regional Development Sanusi Junid MP UMNO Jerlun-Langkawi
Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government Samy Vellu MP MIC Sungei Siput
Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Mak Hon Kam MP MCA Tanjong Malim
Deputy Minister of Energy, Telecommunications and Posts Najib Razak MP UMNO Pekan
Deputy Minister of Works and Public Amenities Nik Hussein Wan Abdul Rahman MP UMNO Kuala Krai
Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Environment Clarence E. Mansul MP BERJAYA Penampang

Composition before cabinet dissolution[edit]

Full members[edit]

Office Incumbent Party Constituency
Prime Minister Hussein Onn MP UMNO Sri Gading
Minister of Defence
Deputy Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad MP UMNO Kubang Pasu
Minister of Commerce and Industry
Minister of Transport Lee San Choon MP MCA Segamat
Minister of Science, Technology and Environment Ong Kee Hui MP SUPP Bandar Kuching
Minister of Home Affairs Ghazali Shafie MP UMNO Lipis
Minister of General Welfare Aishah Ghani MP UMNO Kuala Langat
Minister of Foreign Affairs Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail MP UMNO Kota Bharu
Minister of Education Musa Hitam MP UMNO Labis
Minister of Finance Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah MP UMNO Ulu Kelantan
Minister of Health Chong Hon Nyan MP MCA Batu Berendam
Minister of Lands and Regional Development Shariff Ahmad MP UMNO Jerantut
Minister of Information Mohamed Rahmat MP UMNO Pulai
Minister of Labour and Manpower Richard Ho Ung Hun MP MCA Lumut
Minister of Primary Industries Paul Leong Khee Seong MP GERAKAN Taiping
Minister of Agriculture Abdul Manan Othman MP UMNO Kuala Trengganu
Minister of Energy, Telecommunications and Posts Leo Moggie Irok MP SNAP Kanowit
Minister of Housing and Local Government Neo Yee Pan MP MCA Muar
Minister of Works and Public Amenities Samy Vellu MP MIC Sungei Siput
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Mokhtar Hashim MP UMNO Tampin
Minister of Public Enterprises Rafidah Aziz MP UMNO Selayang
Minister without Portfolio Pengiran Othman Pengiran Rauf MP BERJAYA Kimanis
Minister of Federal Territories Sulaiman Daud MP PBB Santubong
Minister without Portfolio Senator Mohamed Nasir BERJASA

Deputy ministers[edit]

Office Incumbent Party Constituency
Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Kamaruddin Mohamed Isa MP UMNO Larut
Deputy Minister of Education Chan Siang Sun MP MCA Bentong
Deputy Minister of Transport Goh Cheng Teik MP GERAKAN Nibong Tebal
Deputy Minister of Agriculture Edmund Langgu Saga MP SNAP Saratok
Deputy Minister of Labour and Manpower K. Pathmanaban MP MIC Telok Kemang
Deputy Minister of Commerce and Industry Lew Sip Hon MP MCA Shah Alam
Deputy Minister of Information Ling Liong Sik MP MCA Mata Kuching
Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government Zakaria Abdul Rahman MP UMNO Besut
Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Abdullah Abdul Rahman MP UMNO Ulu Nerus
Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Sanusi Junid MP UMNO Jerlun-Langkawi
Deputy Minister of Finance Mak Hon Kam MP MCA Tanjong Malim
Deputy Minister of Education Najib Razak MP UMNO Pekan
Deputy Minister of Energy, Telecommunications and Posts Nik Hussein Abdul Rahman MP UMNO Kuala Krai
Deputy Minister of Works and Public Amenities Clarence E. Mansul MP BERJAYA Penampang
Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Chin Hon Ngian MP MCA Renggam
Deputy Minister of Information Embong Yahya MP UMNO Ledang
Deputy Minister of Finance Shahrir Abdul Samad MP UMNO Johore Bahru
Deputy Minister of Federal Territories Abdullah Ahmad Badawi MP UMNO Kepala Batas
Deputy Minister of Defence Abu Hassan Omar MP UMNO Kuala Selangor
Deputy Minister of Labour and Manpower William Lye Chee Hien MP BERJAYA Gaya
Deputy Minister of Agriculture Suhaimi Kamaruddin MP UMNO Sepang
Deputy Minister of Primary Industries Bujang Ulis MP PBB Simunjan

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