Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia

second highest political office in Malaysia

The deputy prime minister of Malaysia (Malay: Timbalan Perdana Menteri Malaysia) is the second highest political office in Malaysia. There have been 13 officeholders since the office was created in 1957.

Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
Timbalan Perdana Menteri Malaysia
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Incumbent
Vacant

since 16 August 2021
Deputy Prime Minister's Office
StyleYang Amat Berhormat
(The Most Honourable)
unless otherwise specified
Member ofCabinet
National Security Council
House of Representatives
Reports toParliament
ResidenceSri Satria, Putrajaya
SeatPerdana Putra, Putrajaya
NominatorPrime Minister
AppointerYang di-Pertuan Agong
Term length5 years, renewable. Depended on the Prime Minister
Inaugural holderAbdul Razak Hussein
Formation31 August 1957; 64 years ago (1957-08-31)
SalaryMYR18,168.15 monthly[1]
Websitewww.pmo.gov.my/tpm

List of deputy prime ministers of MalaysiaEdit

Colour key (for political parties):
  Alliance Party   Barisan Nasional   Pakatan Harapan

Portrait Name

(Birth–Death)

Term of office Political party Prime Minister
1   Abdul Razak Hussein
عبدالرزاق حسين
(1922–1976)
31 August 1957 22 September 1970 13 years, 22 days Alliance Party
(UMNO)
Tunku Abdul Rahman
2   Ismail Abdul Rahman
إسماعيل عبدالرحمن
(1915–1973)
(Died in office)
22 September 1970 2 August 1973 2 years, 314 days Abdul Razak Hussein
3   Hussein Onn
حسين عون
(1922–1990)
13 August 1973 15 January 1976 2 years, 155 days
Barisan Nasional
(UMNO)
4   Mahathir Mohamad
محضير محمد
(b. 1925)
5 March 1976 16 July 1981 5 years, 133 days Hussein Onn
5   Musa Hitam
موسى هيتم‎
(b. 1934)
18 July 1981 16 March 1986 4 years, 241 days Mahathir Mohamad
6   Abdul Ghafar Baba
عبدالغفار باب‎
(1925–2006)
10 May 1986 15 October 1993 7 years, 158 days
7   Anwar Ibrahim
أنوار إبراهيم‎
(b. 1947)
1 December 1993 2 September 1998 4 years, 275 days
8   Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
عبدالله أحمد بداوي
(b. 1939)
8 January 1999 31 October 2003 4 years, 296 days
9   Mohd Najib Abdul Razak
محمد نجيب عبدالرزاق
(b. 1953)
7 January 2004 3 April 2009 5 years, 86 days Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
10   Muhyiddin Yassin
محي الدين ياسين
(b. 1947)
10 April 2009 29 July 2015 6 years, 110 days Mohd Najib Abdul Razak
11   Ahmad Zahid Hamidi
احمد زاهد حميدي
(b. 1953)
29 July 2015 9 May 2018 2 years, 284 days
12   Wan Azizah Wan Ismail
وان عزيزة وان إسماعيل‎
(b. 1952)
21 May 2018 24 February 2020 1 year, 279 days Pakatan Harapan
(PKR)
Mahathir Mohamad
13   Ismail Sabri Yaakob
إسماعيل صبري يعقوب‎
(b. 1960)
7 July 2021 16 August 2021 40 days Barisan Nasional
(UMNO)
Muhyiddin Yassin

Living former deputy prime ministersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "CPPS Policy Factsheet: Remuneration of Elected Officials in Malaysia" (PDF). Centre for Public Policy Studies. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 May 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2016.