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Mahathir Mohamad formed the sixth Mahathir cabinet after being invited by Tuanku Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah to begin a new government following the 29 November 1999 general election in Malaysia. Prior to the election, Mahathir led (as Prime Minister) the fifth Mahathir cabinet, a coalition government that consisted of members of the component parties of Barisan Nasional.

Sixth Mahathir cabinet
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14th cabinet of Malaysia
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People and organisations
Head of stateTuanku Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah (1999–2001)
Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin (2001–2003)
Head of governmentMahathir Mohamad
Deputy head of governmentAbdullah Ahmad Badawi
Member parties
Status in legislatureUMNO led coalition majority government
Opposition partiesPan-Malaysian Islamic Party
Democratic Action Party
People's Justice Party
United Sabah Party (1999–2002)
Opposition leaderFadzil Noor (1999–2002)
Abdul Hadi Awang (2002–2003)
History
Election(s)Malaysian general election, 1999
Legislature term(s)10th Malaysian Parliament
Budget(s)2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Incoming formationMahathir VI Cabinet formation, 1999
Outgoing formationAbdullah I Cabinet formation, 2003
PredecessorFifth Mahathir cabinet
SuccessorFirst Abdullah cabinet

This is a list of the members of the sixth cabinet of the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad.

Contents

CompositionEdit

Full membersEdit

The federal cabinet consisted of the following ministers:

Portfolio Office Bearer Party Constituency Term Start Term End
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad UMNO Kubang Pasu 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi UMNO Kepala Batas 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Rais Yatim UMNO Jelebu 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Abdul Hamid Othman Senator 29 September 2001
Pandikar Amin Mulia AKAR
UMNO
1 July 2003
Bernard Giluk Dompok UPKO Kinabalu 2 November 2003
Abdul Hamid Zainal Abidin UMNO Senator 29 September 2001
Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor 20 November 2002
Minister with Special Functions Daim Zainuddin UMNO Merbok 15 December 1999 31 May 2001
Minister of Finance Daim Zainuddin UMNO Merbok 15 December 1999 31 May 2001
Mahathir Mohamad Kubang Pasu 5 June 2001 2 November 2003
Jamaluddin Jarjis Rompin 20 November 2002
Minister of Defence Mohd. Najib Abdul Razak UMNO Pekan 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Home Affairs Abdullah Ahmad Badawi UMNO Kepala Batas 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of International Trade and Industry Rafidah Aziz UMNO Kuala Kangsar 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Education Musa Mohamad UMNO Senator 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Lands and Co-operatives Development Kasitah Gaddam UMNO Senator 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Transport Ling Liong Sik MCA Labis 15 December 1999 23 May 2003
Chan Kong Choy Selayang 1 July 2003 2 November 2003
Minister of Agriculture Mohd Effendi Norwawi PBB Kuala Rajang 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Health Chua Jui Meng MCA Bakri 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Culture, Arts and Tourism Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir UMNO Kulim-Bandar Baharu 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Housing and Local Government Ong Ka Ting MCA Pontian 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Foreign Affairs Syed Hamid Albar UMNO Kota Tinggi 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Human Resources Fong Chan Onn MCA Selandar 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumerism Muhyiddin Mohd. Yassin UMNO Pagoh 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Entrepreneur Development Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz UMNO Chenderoh 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Rural Development Azmi Khalid UMNO Padang Besar 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Works Samy Vellu MIC Sungai Siput 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Science, Technology and Environment Law Hieng Ding SUPP Sarikei 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Energy, Water and Communications Leo Moggie Irok PBDS Kanowit 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Primary Industries Lim Keng Yaik Gerakan Beruas 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of National Unity and Community Development Siti Zaharah Sulaiman UMNO Paya Besar 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Women and Family Development Shahrizat Abdul Jalil UMNO Lembah Pantai 29 September 2001 2 November 2003
Minister of Youth and Sports Hishammuddin Hussein UMNO Tenggara 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Minister of Information Mohd Khalil Yaakob UMNO Kuantan 15 December 1999 2 November 2003

Deputy ministersEdit

Portfolio Office Bearer Party Constituency Term Start Term End
Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Tengku Azlan Sultan Abu Bakar UMNO Jerantut 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Shahrizat Abdul Jalil Lembah Pantai 29 September 2001
Douglas Uggah Embas PBB Betong
Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor UMNO Senator 29 September 2001 20 November 2002
Deputy Minister of Finance Shafie Salleh UMNO Kuala Langat 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Chan Kong Choy MCA Selayang 1 July 2003
Ng Yen Yen Raub 1 July 2003 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Defence Shafie Apdal UMNO Semporna 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Zainal Abidin Zin UMNO Bagan Serai 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Kerk Choo Ting Gerakan Taiping 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Education Abdul Aziz Shamsuddin UMNO Senator 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Han Choon Kim MCA Seremban
Deputy Minister of Lands and Co-operatives Development Tan Kee Kwong Gerakan Segambut 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Transport Ramli Ngah Talib UMNO Pasir Salak 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Douglas Uggah Embas PBB Betong 29 September 2001
Deputy Minister of Agriculture Mohd Shariff Omar UMNO Tasek Gelugor 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Health Suleiman Mohamed UMNO Titiwangsa 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Culture, Arts and Tourism Fu Ah Kiow MCA Mentakab 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government Peter Chin Fah Kui SUPP Miri 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
M. Kayveas PPP Senator 29 September 2001
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Leo Michael Toyad PBB Mukah 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Human Resources Abdul Latiff Ahmad UMNO Mersing 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumerism Subramaniam Sinniah MIC Segamat 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Entrepreneur Development Mohd. Khalid Mohd. Yunos UMNO Jempol 20 November 2002 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Rural Development Palanivel Govindasamy MIC Hulu Selangor 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Works Mohamed Khaled Nordin UMNO Johor Bahru 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Environment Zainal Dahlan UMNO Sabak Bernam 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Energy, Water and Communications Tan Chai Ho MCA Bandar Tun Razak 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Primary Industries Anifah Aman UMNO Beaufort 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of National Unity and Community Development Tiki Lafe SNAP Mas Gading 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Ong Tee Keat MCA Ampang Jaya 15 December 1999 2 November 2003
Deputy Minister of Information Mohd. Khalid Mohd. Yunos UMNO Jempol 15 December 1999 20 November 2002
Zainuddin Maidin Senator 20 November 2002 2 November 2003

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