MHA plans to set up new science and technology agency in 2019

The twin towers of the New Phoenix Park on Irrawaddy Road which houses the Ministry of Home Affairs.
The twin towers of the New Phoenix Park on Irrawaddy Road which houses the Ministry of Home Affairs.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - To build up national security capabilities, a new science and technology agency will be formed under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), The Straits Times has learnt.

The agency, planned to be set up this year, will be responsible for research and procurement in areas such as border security and protection of critical infrastructure.

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