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Minister of Foreign Affairs (Malaysia)

The minister is supported by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. The minister administers the portfolio through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Minister of Foreign Affairs
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Incumbent
Saifuddin Abdullah

since 2 July 2018 (2018-07-02)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
StyleYang Berhormat Menteri
(The Honourable Minister)
Member ofCabinet of Malaysia
Reports toParliament of Malaysia
SeatPutrajaya
AppointerYang di-Pertuan Agong on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Formation31 August 1957 (1957-08-31)
First holderTunku Abdul Rahman
as Minister of External Affairs
Websitewww.kln.gov.my

List of ministers of foreign affairsEdit

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

Political Party:   Alliance   BN   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Tunku Abdul Rahman
(1903–1990)
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of External Affairs 31 August 1957 2 February 1959 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I)
Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
3 February 1959 31 August 1960 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
  Tunku Abdul Rahman
(1903–1990)
MP for Kuala Kedah
1 September 1960 22 September 1970 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II · III · IV)
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Abdul Razak Hussein
(1922–1976)
MP for Pekan
23 September 1970 12 August 1975 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I · II)
BN (UMNO)
Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail
(b. 1932)
MP for Kota Bharu
13 August 1975 16 July 1981 Abdul Razak Hussein
(II)
Hussein Onn
(I · II)
  Ghazali Shafie
(1922–2010)
MP for Lipis
17 July 1981 16 July 1984 Mahathir Mohamad
(I · II)
Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Tengku Ismail
(b. 1932)
MP for Kota Bharu
17 July 1984 10 August 1986 Mahathir Mohamad
(II)
  Rais Yatim
(b. 1942)
MP for Jelebu
11 August 1986 7 May 1987 Mahathir Mohamad
(III)
Abu Hassan Omar
(b. 1940)
MP for Kuala Selangor
20 May 1987 14 March 1991 Mahathir Mohamad
(III · IV)
  Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(b. 1939)
MP for Kepala Batas
15 March 1991 8 January 1999 Mahathir Mohamad
(IV · V)
  Syed Hamid Albar
(b. 1944)
MP for Kota Tinggi
9 January 1999 18 March 2008 Mahathir Mohamad
(VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I · II)
  Rais Yatim
(b. 1942)
MP for Jelebu
19 March 2008 8 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(III)
  Anifah Aman
(b. 1953)
MP for Kimanis
9 April 2009 10 May 2018 Najib Razak
(I · II)
  Saifuddin Abdullah
(b. 1961)
MP for Indera Mahkota
PH (PKR) 2 July 2018 Incumbent Mahathir Mohamad
(VII)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Former Ministers". Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia. Retrieved 19 April 2014.