Putrajaya reinstates limited interstate travel as festive season ends

Modified 30 May 2020, 8:23 am

Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob today announced that the blanket ban on interstate travel will be lifted as the festive season comes to an end.

Effective June 1, the senior minister said interstate travel for work, medical and emergency reasons will once again be allowed.

"I previously announced that interstate travel was not allowed whatsoever but the special ministerial committee today decided to provide leeway as before where interstate travel will be allowed for emergency purposes such as deaths and medical cases.

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