Thursday, April 09, 2009

Our Potential Back Door Ministers

News from MalaysiaKini: 六人宣誓出任上议员为入阁铺路:子根、美芬、莎丽扎、阿旺上榜

Sources said the six are Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, Dr Koh Tsu Koon, Chew Mei Fun, Awang Adek Hussin, Jamil Khir Baharom and Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin.

Shahrizat is the Umno Wanita chief and was the women, family and community development minister before losing her Lembah Pantai MP seat in the last general election.

And Chew was Shahrizat's deputy at the ministry before she too lost her Petaling Jaya Utara seat. She is the MCA women's wing head.

Koh is the Gerakan president and he too was defeated in the last general election. He was former chief minister of Penang.

Awang Adek was a former deputy governor of Bank Negara before being named as a deputy finance minister. He is alsa a former Kelantan Umno deputy chief. He also lost in the last general election.

Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin is a businessman and an Umno leader from Federal Territory.

Jamil Khir Baharom is the director of Religious Corp of the Malaysian Armed Forces.

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