Ministry of Transport (Malaysia)

The Ministry of Transport (Malay: Kementerian Pengangkutan), abbreviated MOT, is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is responsible for transport: road transport, civil aviation, marine, road safety, port authority, railway assets, maritime, air accident investigation, logistic, maritime safety, shipping, rail transport, airport, airline.

Ministry of Transport
Kementerian Pengangkutan
Coat of arms of Malaysia
Ministry overview
Formed1978 (1978)
Preceding Ministry
JurisdictionGovernment of Malaysia
HeadquartersNo. 26, Tun Hussein Road, Precinct 4, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62100 Putrajaya
MottoSustainable Transport The Heart of National Development (Pengangkutan Mampan Nadi Pembangunan Negara)
Employees12,600 (2017)
Annual budgetMYR 4,478,981,600 (2017)
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Ministry executives
  • Saripuddin Kasim, Secretary-General
  • Mohd Khairul Adib Abd Rahman, Deputy Secretary-General (Policy)
  • Jana Santhiran a/l Muniayan, Deputy Secretary-General (Management)
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The Minister of Transport administers his functions through the Ministry of Transport and a range of other government agencies. The current Minister of Transport is Loke Siew Fook, whose term began on 18 May 2018. The current Deputy Minister of Transport is Kamarudin Jaffar, whose term began on 2 July 2018.

Its headquarters is in Putrajaya.


  • Minister of Transport
    • Under the Authority of Minister
      • Air Accident Investigation Bureau
    • Deputy Minister
      • Secretary-General
        • Under the Authority of Secretary-General
          • Internal Audit Unit
          • Legal Advisor Office
          • Corporation Communication Unit
          • Integrity Unit
          • Key Performance Indicator Unit
        • Deputy Secretary-General (Policy)
          • Strategic Planning and International Division
          • Maritime Division
          • Aviation Division
          • Logistic and Land Transport Division
        • Deputy Secretary-General (Management)
          • Human Resource Management Division
          • Administration and Finance Division
          • Development Division
          • Account Division
          • Information Management Division

Federal departments

  1. Road Transport Department Malaysia, or Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan Malaysia (JPJ). (Official site)
  2. Civil Aviation Authority Malaysia (CAAM), or Pihak Berkuasa Penerbangan Awam Malaysia. (Official site)
  3. Marine Department Malaysia, or Jabatan Laut Malaysia (JLM). (Official site)
  4. Road Safety Department of Malaysia (RSDM), or Jabatan Keselamatan Jalan Raya Malaysia (JKJR). (Official site)
  5. Sabah Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board (CVLB), or Lembaga Pelesenan Kenderaan Perdagangan Sabah (LPKP Sabah). (Official site)

Federal agencies

  1. Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), or Institut Penyelidikan Keselamatan Jalan Raya Malaysia. (Official site)
  2. Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA), or Institut Maritim Malaysia. (Official site)
  3. Penang Port Commission (PPC), or Suruhanjaya Pelabuhan Pulau Pinang (SPPP). (Official site)
  4. Port Klang Authority (PKA), or Lembaga Pelabuhan Klang (LPK). (Official site)
  5. Johor Port Authority, or Lembaga Pelabuhan Johor (LPJ). (Official site)
  6. Bintulu Port Authority (BPA), or Lembaga Pelabuhan Bintulu. (Official site)
  7. Kuantan Port Authority, or Lembaga Pelabuhan Kuantan (LPKtn). (Official site)
  8. Railway Assets Corporation (RAC), or Perbadanan Aset Keretapi. (Official site)

Key legislation

The Ministry of Transport is responsible for administration of several key Acts:

Air Transportation
Road Transport
Rail Transport
Maritime Transport


  • To plan, formulate and implement policies for maritime transport, rail, ports and civil aviation.
  • Infrastructure projects, rail, maritime, ports and civil aviation.
  • Coordinate the integration between transport modes to achieve seamless travel.
  • Provides licensing services:
    • License/permit the operation of the service provider and the holder of the concession (except commercial vehicle road).
    • Individual licence-private/commercial vehicle drivers, pilot and others.
    • Domestic shipping licence.
  • Registration of all modes of vehicles.
  • Determine pricing policy (except commercial vehicle road).
  • Regulate the policies and operations of the concessionaire/government companies.
  • Verification/monitoring service standards, security (service and safety standards) and legislation.
  • Implementing regional and international co-operation in the field of transport.


Become the leader of world class transportation system.


Ensure that the various transport systems that are efficient, sustainable, integrated, secure, and user-friendly.


Sustainable transport heart of national transformation.


  • The provision of integrated transport infrastructure network-based supply driven.
  • Preparation of high-tech transportation system, modern and efficient.
  • The provision of public transport services and goods that seamless, and secure.
  • Preparation of environment competitive transportation industry.
  • Provision of effective regulation and enforcement and integrity.

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