Ministry of Transport (Malaysia)

Ministry of Transport (MOT)
Kementerian Pengangkutan
Ministry overview
Formed 1978 (1978)
Preceding Ministry
Jurisdiction Government of Malaysia
Headquarters No. 26, Tun Hussein Road, Precinct 4, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62100 Putrajaya
Employees 12,841 (2016)
Annual budget MYR 3,954,703,300 (2016)
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Ministry executives
  • Saripuddin Kasim, Secretary-General
  • Ruhaizah Mohamed Rashid, Deputy Secretary-General (Policy)
  • Chua Kok Ching, Deputy Secretary-General (Management)

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.

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 Liow Tiong Lai, whose term began on 27 June 2014. The current Deputy Minister of Transport is Abdul Aziz Kaprawi.

Its headquarters is in Putrajaya.


Federal departments and agencies

  1. Road Transport Department Malaysia, or Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan Malaysia (JPJ). (Official site)
  2. Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia (DCA), or Jabatan 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. Port Klang Authority (PKA), or Lembaga Pelabuhan Klang (LPK). (Official site)
  6. Johor Port Authority, or Lembaga Pelabuhan Johor (LPJ). (Official site)
  7. Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), or Institut Penyelidikan Keselamatan Jalan Raya Malaysia. (Official site)
  8. Penang Port Commission (PPC), or Suruhanjaya Pelabuhan Pulau Pinang (SPPP). (Official site)
  9. Bintulu Port Authority (BPA), or Lembaga Pelabuhan Bintulu. (Official site)
  10. Kuantan Port Authority, or Lembaga Pelabuhan Kuantan (LPKtn). (Official site)
  11. Railway Assets Corporation (RAC), or Perbadanan Aset Keretapi. (Official site)
  12. Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA), or Institut Maritim Malaysia. (Official site)

Key legislation

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

Air Transportation
Road Transport
Rail Transport
Maritime 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.


See also


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