Saturday, March 29, 2008
New Science Minister
Research and innovation is under science minister portfolio. Our new science, technology and innovation minister is Maximus Ongkili. Maximus holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from La Trobe University, Australia. He was a lecturer in UPM. He entered politics by joining Parti Bersatu Sabah.
Previously he was appointed as a Minister in the Prime Minister's Department with a specific role in promoting National Unity and Integration.
He is humble with down to earth image.