18 May '18, 11am

Gobind Singh Deo named Minister of Communications and Multimedia

Gobind Singh Deo named Minister of Communications and Multimedia Posted: May 18, 2018 By: Alexander Wong 3 comments The new Malaysian Government has just revealed its full cabinet lineup. Taking the helm of the Communications and Multimedia Ministry is Gobind Singh Deo, the Member of Parliament for Puchong . The swearing-in ceremony is scheduled for next Monday, 21 May. Gobind, who is also a lawyer by profession will replace Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak which held the Ministerial position since 29 July 2015. Salleh Said Keruak lost his parlimentary seat of Kota Belud during the 14th General Election. Pakatan Harapan had promised in their manifesto (Page 62) to repeal laws that restrict press freedom in Malaysia including the recently gazetted Fake News Act 2018 . Their election manifesto states the following: “Pakatan Harapan Government will ensure that media has the free...

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