Minister of Housing and Local Government (Malaysia)

The latest holder of Malaysian Minister of Housing and Local Government is Reezal Merican Naina Merican, since 16 August 2021.[1] The minister is supported by Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government which is Ismail Abdul Muttalib.The minister administers the portfolio through the Ministry of Housing and Local Government.

Minister of Housing and Local Government
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Incumbent
Reezal Merican Naina Merican

since 30 August 2021 (2021-08-30)
Ministry of Housing and Local Government
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
Formation1955 (1955)
First holderSulaiman Abdul Rahman
as Minister of Local Government, Housing and Town Planning
DeputyIsmail Abdul Muttalib
Websitewww.kpkt.gov.my

List of ministers of housingEdit

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Housing, or any of its precedent titles:[2]

Political Party:   Alliance/BN   PH   PN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Suleiman Abdul Rahman
(1912–1963)
MP for Johore Bahru
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Local Government, Housing and Town Planning 1955 1957 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
Khaw Kai Boh
(1918–1972)
MP for Ulu Selangor
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Local Government and Housing 2 May 1964 3 June 1969 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
Ong Kee Hui
(1914–2000)
MP for Bandar Kuching
Alliance (SUPP) Minister of Local Government and Housing 9 February 1971 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
Michael Chen Wing Sum
(b. 1932)
MP for Ulu Selangor
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Housing and New Villages
Minister of Housing and Villages Development
Minister of Housing and Local Government
9 April 1974 1979 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I • II)
Hussein Onn
(I · II)<
Neo Yee Pan
(1938–2020)
MP for Muar
BN (MCA) Minister of Housing and Local Government 15 September 1979 15 August 1985 Hussein Onn
(II)
Mahathir Mohamad
(I • II)
Chan Siang Sun
(b. unknown)
MP for Bentong
7 January 1986 10 August 1986 Mahathir Mohamad
(II)
Abdul Ghafar Baba
(1925–2006)
(Deputy Prime Minister)
MP for Jasin

Acting
BN (UMNO) 11 August 1986 27 October 1986 Mahathir Mohamad
(III)
Ng Cheng Kiat
(b. unknown)
MP for Klang
BN (MCA) 27 October 1986 13 June 1989
Lee Kim Sai
(1937–2019)
MP for Hulu Langat
14 August 1989 26 October 1990
Ting Chew Peh
(b. 1943)
MP for Gopeng
27 October 1990 14 December 1999 Mahathir Mohamad
(IV • V)
Ong Ka Ting
(b. 1956)
MP for Pontian
(1999-2004)
MP for Tanjong Piai
(2004-2008)
15 December 1999 17 March 2008 Mahathir Mohamad
(VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I • II)
Ong Ka Chuan
(b. 1954)
MP for Tanjong Malim
18 March 2008 9 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(III)
  Kong Cho Ha
(b. 1950)
MP for Lumut
10 April 2009 4 June 2010 Najib Razak
(I)
Chor Chee Heung
(b. 1955)
MP for Alor Setar
7 June 2010 5 May 2013
  Abdul Rahman Dahlan
(b. 1965)
MP for Kota Belud
BN (UMNO) Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government 16 May 2013 27 June 2016 Najib Razak
(II)
Noh Omar
(b. 1958)
MP for Tanjong Karang
27 June 2016 9 May 2018
  Zuraida Kamaruddin
(b. 1958)
MP for Ampang
PH (PKR) Minister of Housing and Local Government 21 May 2018 24 February 2020 Mahathir Mohamad
(VII)
PN (PPBM) 10 March 2020 16 August 2021 Muhyiddin Yassin
(I)
  Reezal Merican Naina Merican
(b.1972)
MP for Kepala Batas
BN (UMNO) 30 August 2021 Incumbent Ismail Sabri Yaakob
(I)

List of ministers of local governmentEdit

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Local Government, or any of its precedent titles:[3]

Political Party:   Alliance/BN   PH   PN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Suleiman Abdul Rahman
(1912–1963)
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Local Government, Housing and Town Planning 1955 1957 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
Khaw Kai Boh
(1918–1972)
MP for Ulu Selangor
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Local Government and Housing 2 May 1964 3 June 1969 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
Ong Kee Hui
(1914–2000)
MP for Bandar Kuching
Alliance (SUPP) Minister of Technology, Research and Local Government
Minister of Local Government and Housing
Minister of Local Government and Environment
9 February 1971 4 March 1976 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I • II)
Hussein Onn
(I)
Michael Chen Wing Sum
(b. 1932)
MP for Ulu Selangor
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Housing and Local Government 9 April 1974 1 November 1975 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I • II)
Hassan Adli Arshad
(b. 1929)
MP for Bagan Datoh
BN (UMNO) Minister of Local Government and Federal Territories 5 March 1976 27 July 1978 Hussein Onn
(I)
Neo Yee Pan
(b. 1938)
MP for Muar
BN (MCA) Minister of Housing and Local Government 15 September 1979 15 August 1985 Hussein Onn
(II)
Mahathir Mohamad
(I • II)
Chan Siang Sun
(b. unknown)
MP for Bentong
7 January 1986 10 August 1986 Mahathir Mohamad
(II)
Abdul Ghafar Baba
(1925–2006)
(Deputy Prime Minister)
MP for Jasin

Acting
BN (UMNO) 11 August 1986 27 October 1986 Mahathir Mohamad
(III)
Ng Cheng Kiat
(b. unknown)
MP for Klang
BN (MCA) 27 October 1986 13 June 1989
Lee Kim Sai
(b. 1937)
MP for Hulu Langat
14 August 1989 26 October 1990
Ting Chew Peh
(b. 1943)
MP for Gopeng
27 October 1990 14 December 1999 Mahathir Mohamad
(IV • V)
Ong Ka Ting
(b. 1956)
MP for Pontian
(1999-2004)
MP for Tanjong Piai
(2004-2008)
15 December 1999 17 March 2008 Mahathir Mohamad
(VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I • II)
Ong Ka Chuan
(b. 1954)
MP for Tanjong Malim
18 March 2008 9 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(III)
  Kong Cho Ha
(b. 1950)
MP for Lumut
10 April 2009 4 June 2010 Najib Razak
(I)
Chor Chee Heung
(b. 1955)
MP for Alor Setar
7 June 2010 5 May 2013
  Abdul Rahman Dahlan
(b. 1965)
MP for Kota Belud
BN (UMNO) Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government 16 May 2013 27 June 2016 Najib Razak
(II)
Noh Omar
(b. 1958)
MP for Tanjong Karang
27 June 2016 9 May 2018
  Zuraida Kamaruddin
(b. 1958)
MP for Ampang
PH (PKR) Minister of Housing and Local Government 21 May 2018 24 February 2020 Mahathir Mohamad
(VII)
PN (PPBM) 10 March 2020 Incumbent Muhyiddin Yassin
(I)
  Reezal Merican Naina Merican
(b.1972)
MP for Kepala Batas
BN (UMNO) 30 August 2021 Incumbent Ismail Sabri Yaakob
(I)

List of ministers of town planningEdit

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Town Planning, or any of its precedent titles:[4]

Political Party:   Alliance/BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Suleiman Abdul Rahman
(1912–1963)
MP for Johore Bahru
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Local Government, Housing and Town Planning 1955 1957 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman

List of ministers of new villagesEdit

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of New Villages, or any of its precedent titles:[5]

Political Party:   Alliance/BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Lee San Choon
(b. 1935)
MP for Segamat Selatan
Alliance (MCA) Minister of Technology, Research and Coordination of New Villages 1972 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
Michael Chen Wing Sum
(b. 1932)
MP for Ulu Selangor
Minister of Housing and New Villages
Minister of Housing and Villages Development
Minister of Housing and Local Government
9 April 1974 1979 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I • II)
Hussein Onn
(I · II)

List of ministers of urban wellbeingEdit

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Urban Wellbeing, or any of its precedent titles:[6]

Political Party:   BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Raja Nong Chik Zainal Abidin
(b. 1953)
Senator
BN (UMNO) Minister of Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing 10 April 2009 16 May 2013 Najib Razak
(I)
  Abdul Rahman Dahlan
(b. 1965)
MP for Kota Belud
Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government 16 May 2013 27 June 2016 Najib Razak
(II)
Noh Omar
(b. 1958)
MP for Tanjong Karang
27 June 2016 9 May 2018

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reporters, F. M. T. (2020-02-24). "All 26 ministerial appointments revoked". Free Malaysia Today. Retrieved 2020-02-25.
  2. ^ "Former Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government". Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government, Malaysia. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Former Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government". Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government, Malaysia. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Former Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government". Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government, Malaysia. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Former Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government". Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government, Malaysia. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Former Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government". Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government, Malaysia. Retrieved 16 August 2015.