S'gor gov't starts supplying food to people in Sungai Lui


Modified 31 Mar 2020, 2:39 am

CORONAVIRUS | The Selangor government tonight started supplying food items to all households in the Sungai Lui area in Hulu Langat, which has been subjected to an enhanced movement control order (MCO).

Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari (above) said the state government is also ready to deliver other essentials for residents there throughout the enhanced MCO period.

“The Selangor Information Department through the Info on Wheels initiative will also blast out announcements, including at mosques and surau in every area, on directives that must be complied with, besides the contacts numbers to call in the event of emergencies,” he said in a statement issued in Shah Alam late today.

On the second phase of the MCO, which takes effect on April 1, Amirudin said wholesale and public markets will only be allowed to operate until 4pm, while the operating hours for other businesses, such as convenience stores, petrol stations, eateries and restaurants, will be from 8am to 8pm.

“Further coordination with the local authorities and district officers, in their capacity as district security committee chairpersons, will be done with the State Secretariat.

“The state government will continue to cooperate with the National Security Council and undertake all efforts necessary to contain the spread of Covid-19,” he said.

- Bernama

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