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MOSTI SECRETARY GENERAL MONITORS R&D PROJECTS

BANGI, MARCH 4TH, 2024: Dato' Ts. Dr. Hj. Aminuddin bin Hashim, Secretary General of the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI), led a visit to Nuklear Malaysia to monitor its development project. Dr. Muhammad Rawi bin Mohamed Zin, Deputy Director General, Research & Technology Development, Ts. Dr. Ishak bin Mansor, Deputy Director General, Technical Services, and other directors were also present.

The dignitaries made a tour to the radiopharmaceutical kit production plant to observe the planned upgrade of the Nuclear Medicine Research and Development Laboratory. The goal was the perpetual transfer of nuclear medicine technology to the market. This initiative will also ensure all pre-clinical research facilities and radiopharmaceutical R&D laboratories are compliant with Act 304.

On top of that, the National Radiation Metrology Centre of Excellence will be upgraded to strengthen Malaysia's nuclear R&D operations in radiation metrology, medical physics, radiation protection, and non-ionizing radiation (NIR).

Mr Ooli Gunalan A/L Manickam, Senior Under Secretary of Management, was also present, along with Mr Zulhasmi bin Jamaludin, Secretary of Development Division, and Mr Fauzi bin Mohd Said, Deputy Secretary of Strategic Technology Division and Applications.