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The Official Website of
Ministry of Infrastructure
and Port Development Sarawak

FAQ - GeneralFAQ - General
1. What is MIPD?
  MIPD is the acronym for the Ministry of Infrastructure and Port Development.

2. When was MIPD established?
  MIPD was established on 1st August, 1963. The first Minister was YB Encik Abdul Taib bin Mahmud, now the 7th Head of State of Sarawak.

3. Where is MIPD?
  MIPD is located at Level 4, Baitulmakmur (formerly MASJA), Medan Raya, Petra Jaya, 93050 Kuching, Sarawak.

4. Who are the current Minister and Assistant Minister of MIPD?
  Minister: The Honourable Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr. James Jemut Masing ....more
  Assistant Minister: The Honourable Datuk Haji Julaihi bin Haji Narawi ....  more

5. Who is the principal officer of MIPD?
  The principal officer of MIPD is the Permanent Secretary.

6. What are the core functions of MIPD?
  The core functions of MIPD are policy formulation, planning and development of physical infrastructures and port facilities.

7. What are the subjects and agencies under MIPD?
  Subjects and Agencies under MIPD are summarised in the table below:

Agencies/Department

Subjects

Pubic Works Department ….more

 

State Public Works and Buildings; Control and Maintenance of State Roads and Bridges; Road Safety; Federal Public Works undertaken in Sarawak; Ferry Services; Wharves and Jetties.

Kuching Port Authority ….more

Management of Ports

Rajang Port Authority ….more

Management of Ports

Miri Port Authority ….more

Management of Ports

Tanjong Manis Port Authority

Management of Ports

Samalaju Port Authority

Management of Ports

Brooke Dockyard and Engineering Works Corporation ….more

Management of Dockyard and Marine Engineering Services.

Marine Department (Relating to State Matters)

Buoys and Lights. Waterways, Merchant Shipping Laws for Ships under 15 tonnes.

Watching brief over

(a)   Road, Air and Sea Transportation;

(b)   Airports and Airfields; and

(c)   Liaising with Federal Ministries and Agencies
       on matters relating to Infrastructure
       Development.