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Minister of Home Affairs (Malaysia)

The current Malaysian Minister of Home Affairs is Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, since 16 May 2013.

Minister of Home Affairs
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Incumbent
Ahmad Zahid Hamidi

since 16 May 2013 (2013-05-16)
Ministry of Home Affairs
Style Yang Berhormat Menteri (The Honourable Minister)
Member of Cabinet of Malaysia
Reports to Parliament of Malaysia
Seat Block D1, Complex D, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62546 Putrajaya
Appointer Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Formation 1955 (1955)
First holder Tunku Abdul Rahman
Deputy Nur Jazlan Mohamed
Masir Kujat
Website www.moha.gov.my

The minister is supported by two Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Nur Jazlan Mohamed and Masir Kujat.

The minister administers the portfolio through the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Contents

List of ministers of home affairsEdit

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

Political Party:   Alliance   BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Tunku Abdul Rahman
(1903–1990)
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Home Affairs 9 August 1955 30 August 1957 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
  Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Home Affairs and Justice 1965 1 June 1967 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
  Abdul Razak Hussein
(1922–1976)
MP for Pekan
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Home Affairs 1 June 1967 20 May 1969 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
  Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
Alliance (UMNO) 20 May 1969 2 August 1973 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(IV)
Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
  Ghazali Shafie
(1922–2010)
MP for Lipis
BN (UMNO) 13 August 1973 16 July 1981 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I • II)
Hussein Onn
(I • II)
Musa Hitam
(b. 1934)
MP for Labis
MP for Panti
BN (UMNO) 17 July 1981 16 March 1986 Mahathir Mohamad
(I • II)
  Mahathir Mohamad
(b. 1925)
MP for Kubang Pasu
BN (UMNO) 17 March 1986 10 January 1999 Mahathir Mohamad
(III • IV • V)
  Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(b. 1939)
MP for Kepala Batas
BN (UMNO) 14 January 1999 27 March 2008 Mahathir Mohamad
(V • VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I • II)
Azmi Khalid
(b. 1940)
MP for Padang Besar
BN (UMNO) 27 March 2004 13 February 2006 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)
Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad
(b. 1942)
MP for Kangar
BN (UMNO) 14 February 2006 17 March 2008 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)
  Syed Hamid Albar
(b. 1944)
MP for Kota Tinggi
BN (UMNO) 18 March 2008 9 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(III)
  Hishammuddin Hussein
(b. 1961)
MP for Sembrong
BN (UMNO) 10 April 2009 20 April 2013 Najib Razak
(I)
  Ahmad Zahid Hamidi
(b. 1953)
MP for Bagan Datok
BN (UMNO) 16 May 2013 Incumbent Najib Razak
(II)

List of ministers of interiorEdit

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

Political Party:   Alliance   BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Sulaiman Abdul Rahman
(d. 1963)
MP for Muar Selatan
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Interior and Justice 31 August 1957 1959 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I)
Leong Yew Koh
(1888–1963)
Senator
Alliance (MCA) 1959 12 January 1963 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
  Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Interior 1 August 1962 1965 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II • III)

List of ministers of justiceEdit

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

Political Party:   Alliance   BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Sulaiman Abdul Rahman
(d. 1963)
MP for Muar Selatan
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Interior and Justice 31 August 1957 1959 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I)
Leong Yew Koh
(1888–1963)
Senator
Alliance (MCA) 1959 12 January 1963 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
  Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Justice 1964 1965 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
  Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Home Affairs and Justice 1965 1 June 1967 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
Bahaman Samsudin
(b. unknown)
MP for Kuala Pilah
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Justice 1968 1969 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
Abdul Ghani Gilong
(b. unknown)
MP for Kinabalu
USNO 1969 1970 National Operations Council
Abdul Kadir Yusuf
(b. unknown)
Senator
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Law and Justice 1970 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
Abdul Kadir Yusuf
(b. unknown)
MP for Tenggaroh
BN (UMNO) 1974 1976 Abdul Razak Hussein
(II)
Hussein Onn
(I)
Hamzah Abu Samah
(b. unknown)
MP for Temerloh
BN (UMNO) 1976 1982 Hussein Onn
(I • II)
Mahathir Mohamad
(I • II)
James Peter Ongkili
(b. unknown)
MP for Tuaran
BN (BERJAYA) Minister of Justice 1982 1986 Mahathir Mohamad
(I)
  Mahathir Mohamad
(b. 1925)
MP for Kubang Pasu
BN (UMNO) 1986 1988 Mahathir Mohamad
(III)
Sulaiman Daud
(1933–2010)
MP for Santubong
BN (PBB) 1988 1990 Mahathir Mohamad
(III)
  Syed Hamid Albar
(b. 1944)
MP for Kota Tinggi
BN (PBB) 1990 1995 Mahathir Mohamad
(IV)

List of ministers of internal securityEdit

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

Political Party:   Alliance   BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Internal Security 1959 1965 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II • III)
  Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(b. 1939)
MP for Kepala Batas
BN (UMNO) Minister of Internal Security 27 March 2004 27 March 2008 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)

ReferencesEdit