Minister of Agriculture & Agro-Based Industry
MOA’s main objective is to serve as the governmental overseer in preventing pest entry and release, diseases as well as to protect national industry interest in zoonotic, food and health of human, plants and animals from contamination.
Ministry of Defence
Division(s) within the Ministry of Defense with a role or intersest in biosecurity:
Science and Technology Research Institute for Defence (STRIDE)
STRIDE is a government research institutions that perform Research & Development as well as provide science and technology assistant to Ministry of Defence, Malaysian Armed Forces and local defence industry.
Ministry of Health
Division(s) within the Ministry of Health with a role or intersest in biosecurity:
National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL)
NPHL is an organization which provides laboratory services to support activities in public health program involved in the prevention and control of disease and food safety. NPHL is divided into 4 sections – Disease, Food, Epidemiology and Administration. The organization is responsible to Director of Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health.
Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI)
Division(s) within MOSTI with a role or intersest in biosecurity:
National Biotechnology Division (BIOTEK)
The National Biotechnology Policy is a commitment by the government to develop biotechnology as a platform for an innovation-led economy. The National Biotechnology Division (BIOTEK) in MOSTI is responsible for steering the national biotechnology agenda through research and technology development and the promotion of biotechnology.
Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation
Malaysian Biotechnology Corp. is a government-owned company established by the National Biotechnology Division of the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation to develop and promote an agro-based industry from biotechnology research.