The Chief Minister is appointed by the Yang di-Pertua Negeri from among the State Legislative Assembly members who in His judgement is likely to command the confidence of a majority of the members. The Chief Minister will preside over a meeting of State Ministers (State Executive Council) which meets weekly at the Chief Minister's office.
The Chief Minister performs his duties and functions as the leader of the State Government as well as meeting the needs of the people especially his constituents. He shall not hold any office of project and shall not engage in any commercial enterprise.
The present Chief Minister of Melaka is YAB Datuk Seri Ir. Hj. Idris bin Hj. Haron. He was appointed to office on the 7th. May 2013.
The Chief Minister's Office
Level 4 (Suite),
Blok Bendahara, Seri Negeri,
Hang Tuah Jaya,
Ayer Keroh 75450, Melaka
List of Chief Ministers
|No ||Name ||From ||To
||Datuk Seri Ir. Hj. Idris bin Hj. Haron
||Datuk Seri Hj. Mohd. Ali bin Mohd. Rustam
||Datuk Seri Abu Zahar bin Hj. Isnin
||Datuk Seri Hj. Mohd Zin bin Hj. Abdul Ghani
||Tan Sri Hj. Abdul Rahim bin Tamby Chik
||Datuk Seri Mohd. Adib b. Mohd Adam
||Datuk Setia Hj. Abdul Ghani bin Ali
||Datuk Hj. Talib bin Karim
||Tun Abdul Ghaffar bin Baba
||Dato' Kurnia Jasa Osman bin Talib