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Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry's (Mosti) FAQ on Movement Control Order.
Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry's (Mosti) FAQ on Movement Control Order.

SCIENCE, Technology and Innovation Ministry's (Mosti) FAQ on Movement Control Order:

1: Will the ministry continue to operate as usual?

A: As a measure to control the spread of Covid-19 and in line with the Movement Control Order (MCO), all staff will work from home. The ministry can be reached via email or its hotline at 03-8885 8522 for any queries on programme and activities.

2: Will departments and agencies under Mosti remain open to the public?

A: The headquarters and all departments and agencies under Mosti such as the National Science Centre and National Planetarium will be temporarily closed from March 16 until a later date.

3: Will programmes involving mass audiences such as the National Science Week continue as usual?

A: All Mosti programmes involving mass audiences are suspended and the public will be notified of any from time to time.

4: How can public licensees obtain services from the Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB) during the MCO period?

A: The licensee and public can still obtain services provided by the AELB via the e-license system (eSPP) or email. Contact persons are as below:

Licensing Division

Fedrick Charlie Matthew Brayon – [email protected]

Muhammad Hassyakirin Hasim – [email protected]

Muhammad Redza Fahmi Rosdi – [email protected]

Radiation Regulatory Division

1. Dr. Suhana Jalil – [email protected]

2. Mohd Hazmin Safiyudin Abdullah – [email protected]

Information and Communications Technology Unit

1. Hafiz Hadzori – [email protected]

Finance Unit

1. Norjehan Abdullah – [email protected]

5: Will the applications for the Malaysia Social innovation (MySI) Fund application be extended after its closing date on March 20?

A: The closing date for the MySI Fund has been extended to Apr 7. Applications can be made through emysi.mestecc.gov.my portal.

6: Are officers from Mosti allowed to enter their offices during the MCO?

A: Officers must obtain written permission from the ministry’s management to enter the premises, should there be an urgent need for it.

7: Will claims submitted by the suppliers for completed services be processed during the MCO?

A: Claim invoices will be processed accordingly.

8: What will happen to tenders and quotations with closing dates during the MCO period?

A: The closing dates for tenders and quotations have been extended, as per the notice issued via the invitation platform.

9: What is the position of tenders or quotations that expired during the MCO period?

A: The validation date for tenders and quotes has been extended, as per the notice issued via the invitation platform.

10: Will the briefing on tenders and quotations proceed as planned during the MCO?

A: No. The briefing will be rescheduled.

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