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.

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