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Ministry of Science and Technology
Ministry overview
  • 2 October 1996
  • 17 June 2021
Dissolved30 March 2016 (1st time)
JurisdictionGovernment of Myanmar
Minister responsible
  • Dr Myo Thein Kyaw[1]

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.[2] The ministry was dissolved in 2016 by President Htin Kyaw and formed again in 2021 by SAC Chairman Min Aung Hlaing.[3][4]


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.[5]

On 17 June 2021, the State Administration Council reformed the Ministry of Education as the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Science and Technology.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "ပြည်ထောင်စုဝန်ကြီး ခန့်အပ်တာဝန်ပေးခြင်း".
  2. ^ "Introduction". Ministry of Science and Technology. Archived from the original on 29 June 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  3. ^ "ပြည်ထောင်စုဝန်ကြီးဌာန ပြင်ဆင်ဖွဲ့စည်းခြင်း".
  4. ^ a b "Order No 138/2021, State Administration Council, Republic of the Union of Myanmar" (PDF). The Global New Light of Myanmar. MNA. 18 June 2021. p. 3. Retrieved 2 August 2021.
  5. ^ [ "Background History of MOST"]. ((cite web)): Check |url= value (help)
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