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 Tuan Hj. Adly bin Zahari. He was appointed to office on the May 2018.
The Chief Minister's Office Level 4 (Suite), Blok Bendahara, Seri Negeri, Hang Tuah Jaya, Ayer Keroh 75450, Melaka