Minister of Works (Malaysia)

The current Minister of Works has been Fadillah Yusof, since March 2020. In the Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration, there are two Deputy Ministers. The Minister has been assisted by Deputy Minister, Eddin Syazlee Shith since July 2020 and was assisted by former Deputy Minister, Shahruddin Md Salleh from March 2020 to his resignation from office in June 2020. The Minister administers the portfolio through the Ministry of Works.

Minister of Works
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Fadillah Yusof

since 10 March 2020 (2020-03-10)
Ministry of Works
StyleYang Berhormat Menteri
(The Honourable Minister)
Member ofCabinet of Malaysia
Reports toParliament of Malaysia
SeatKuala Lumpur
AppointerYang di-Pertuan Agong on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Formation9 August 1955 (1955-08-09)
First holderSardon Jubir
DeputyEddin Syazlee Shith

List of ministers of worksEdit

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

Political party:   Alliance Party/BN   PH   GPS

Portrait Name
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
  Sardon Jubir
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Works 9 August 1955 1 April 1956 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
V. T. Sambanthan
MP for Sungei Siput
Alliance (MIC) Minister of Works, Posts and Telecommunications 2 April 1956 31 December 1971 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I • II • III • IV)
Abdul Razak Hussein
Abdul Ghani Gilong
MP for Kinabalu
Alliance (USNO) Minister of Works and Energy 1 January 1972 4 March 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
  V. Manickavasagam
MP for Pelabuhan Kelang
BN (MIC) Minister of Works and Transport 5 September 1974 4 March 1976 Abdul Razak Hussein
Abdul Ghani Gilong
MP for Kinabalu
BN (USNO) Minister of Works and Public Amenities 5 March 1976 27 July 1978 Hussein Onn
  Lee San Choon
(b. 1935)
MP for Segamat
BN (MCA) 28 July 1978 15 September 1980 Hussein Onn
  Samy Vellu
(b. 1937)
MP for Sungai Siput
BN (MIC) 16 September 1980 7 June 1983 Hussein Onn
Mahathir Mohamad
(I • II)
Minister of Works 8 June 1983 14 June 1989 Mahathir Mohamad
(II • III)
Leo Moggie Irok
(b. 1941)
MP for Kanowit
BN (PBDS) 15 June 1989 8 May 1995 Mahathir Mohamad
(III • IV)
  Samy Vellu
(b. 1937)
MP for Sungai Siput
BN (MIC) 9 May 1995 15 March 2008 Mahathir Mohamad
(V • VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I • II)
Mohd Zin Mohamed
(b. 1954)
MP for Sepang
BN (UMNO) 20 March 2008 9 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Shaziman Abu Mansor
(b. 1964)
MP for Tampin
10 April 2009 15 May 2013 Najib Razak
  Fadillah Yusof
(b. 1962)
MP for Petra Jaya
BN (PBB) 16 May 2013 10 May 2018 Najib Razak
  Baru Bian
(b. 1958)
MP for Selangau
PH (PKR) 2 July 2018 24 February 2020 Mahathir Mohamad
  Fadillah Yusof
(b. 1962)
MP for Petra Jaya
GPS (PBB) Senior Minister of Works 10 March 2020 Incumbent Muhyiddin Yassin


  1. ^ "Former Minister of Works". Ministry of Works, Malaysia. Retrieved 16 August 2015.