Professor Agus Yussoff, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
"It's still the same old horses and same ministries. If you want to bring in political rejects, it makes the cabinet a bit of an artefact. After all the hype, it is a little disappointing,"
Tony Pua, Petaling Jaya Utara MP
"The appointment of former Finance Minister II Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop to lead the Economic Planning Unit could smoothen implementation of the second stimulus package.It is important to get everything going and I hope to see the stimulus to kick in in second half to limit the downturn in the economy."
Lee Heng Guie, CIMB chief economist
"Mukhriz should be able to settle down and do a good work. I hope he will tackle the problem of giving out Approved Permits (APs) to people who are selling the APs,"
“This is the most challenging job in the most challenging of times. But I am prepared for it and will do my best,”
International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Mustapa Mohamed
"Kita juga tidak boleh berasa selesa dengan jawatan dipegang kerana prestasi akan dinilai Perdana Menteri dari semasa ke semasa,"
"Gabungan yang baik di antara orang lama & orang baru, pilihan yang 'bijak' dari kalangan part-parti komponen dari semenanjung, Sabah & Sarawak. Satu Malaysia! " - FR