Hishammuddin appointed ‘minister with special functions’

najib-hishamuddinKUALA LUMPUR: Cabinet Minister Hishammuddin Hussein was appointed as minister with special functions at the Prime Minister’s Department effective today.

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

He said Hishammuddin remained as defence minister.

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