Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Malaysia)

    Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Malaysia)

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    The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation or MOSTI (Malay: Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi) is the Malaysian ministry in charge of research, telecommunication and information technology. The current minister is Datuk Dr. Maximus Ongkili. It was created in 1973 by the federal government as the Ministry of Technology, Research and Local Government and was reformed in 1976 as the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (MOSTE).