Ministry of Science and Technology (Myanmar)

The Ministry of Science and Technology (Burmese: သိပ္ပံနှင့်နည်းပညာဝန်ကြီးဌာန; abbreviated MOST) administers Burma's science and technology research and development affairs. MOST was established on 2 October 1996 under Order No. 30/96.[1]

Ministry of Science and Technology
Ministry overview
Formed2 October 1996 (1996-10-02)
DissolvedApril 2016 (2016-April)
JurisdictionGovernment of Myanmar
Minister responsible
Deputy Ministers responsible
  • Aung Kyaw Myat
  • Ba Shwe

The latest Minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology is Khin San Yee, who was appointed by President Thein Sein in December 2015 after the death of Ko Ko Oo.[2]


The Ministry of Science and Technology is organized under the Ministry of Education as Ministry of Education (Science and Technology) in April 2016 by the Government of Myanmar, led by Htin Kyaw. There are 57 Universities, Colleges and Technical Institutes under the MOE-ST.[3]

See also


  1. "Introduction". Ministry of Science and Technology. Archived from the original on 29 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  2. Thein Sein (7 September 2012). "Appointment of Union Ministers Order No. 30/2012". President Office. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  3. [ "Background History of MOST"] Check |url= value (help).
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