MOU Signing Ceremony between MBOT and Technical Expert Panel

Jun 01, 2018
PUTRAJAYA, 1 June 2018 - The MOU signing ceremony held at Malaysia Board of Technologist (MBOT) office signifies the joint aspirations of MBOT and Technical Expert Panels (TEP) as a good start for MBOT symbiotic collaboration ahead.
The President of MBOT in his welcoming remarks has expressed his confidence that with tireless efforts of both the TEP and MBOT, this mutual collaboration will grow stronger and yield greater results for a brighter future. “We would like to get your commitment to drive MBOT together with us as we’re shaping MBOT to be the professional body of the future, driven by the expert’, he added.
The MOU were represented by the following prominent figures as the signatory:
  1. YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Academician (Dr.) Ts. Ahmad Zaidee Bin Laidin, FASc, President, Malaysia Board of Technologist (MBOT);
  2. YBhg Dato’ Dr Haji Amirudin Bin Abdul Wahab, Chief Executive Officer, Cybersecurity Malaysia;
  3. YBhg Dato' Madani Sahari, Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI);
  4. YBhg Dato’ Jurey Latiff Rosli, Chairman, Content Industry Guild (CCIG);
  5. YBhg Prof Dato. Sr. Dr. Haji Omar Haji Osman, Vice Chancellor, DRB-HICOM University;
  6. Sinnapar Perumal, Accountable Manager, Allied Aeronautics Training Centre Sdn. Bhd;
  7. Mohd Azmi Mohd Nor, President of IMM, Institute of Materials, Malaysia (IMM);
  8. Sharifah Zaida Nurlisha, President, Malaysia Oil & Gas Services Council (MOGSC); and
  9. Muhammad Lukman Bin Musa, Acting Chief Executive Officer, MARA Corporation Sdn Bhd.
Moving forward, MBOT online assessment will kick start in the month of July 2018. The pilot assessment will be open to four (4) technology fields namely Automotive Technology, Cyber Security Technology, Aerospace & Aviation Technology and Oil & Gas Technology. Subsequently, all fast track applications will be closed by 30th June 2018. Hopefully, the professional assessment for these 4 technology fields which is conducted by MBOT together with the TEP and industry, will manage to create a better acceptance and recognition of Professional Technologist and Certified Technician amongst the industry players.
Lastly, the MOU indicates MBOT and the TEP agreed in principal to work hand in hand in developing the related technology field and uplifting the status of technologists and technicians in Malaysia.