DOES SPECIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE ACTING PM POST? HISHAM GIVEN NEW ‘MINISTER WITH SPECIAL FUNCTIONS’ PORTFOLIO IN ADDITION TO DEFENCE

KUALA LUMPUR ― Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has been appointed as the Minister With Special Functions at the Prime Minister’s Department effective today.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced the appointment in a statement today.

He said Hishammuddin remained as Minister of Defence.

“This appointment will allow Datuk Seri Hishammuddin to execute his duty apart from his responsibilities as defence minister,” he said.

― Bernama