Students stranded in campuses to return home on May 26 - Ismail Sabri

Geraldine Tong

Modified 23 May 2020, 7:34 am

CORONAVIRUS | The remaining students who are still stranded in their campus accommodations will be allowed to return home slightly earlier on May 26, instead of May 28 as originally scheduled, said Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

“The meeting today decided to bring forward the return of these students and Higher Education Minister Noraini Ahmad have discussed with the airlines and, in the end, managed to get an agreement from them to fly home the students starting May 26,” he said in his daily press briefing on Covid-19 today.

Share this story


By posting a comment, you agree to our Terms & Conditions as stipulated in full here


Foul language, profanity, vulgarity, slanderous, personal attack, threatening, sexually-orientated comments or the use of any method of communication that may violate any law or create needless unpleasantness will not be tolerated. Antisocial behaviour such as "spamming" and "trolling" will be suspended. Violators run the risk of also being blocked permanently.


Please use the report feature that is available below each comment to flag offending comments for our moderators to take action. Do not take matters in your own hands to avoid unpleasant and unnecessary exchanges that may result in your own suspension or ban.