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Covid-19: Visitors must get Jakoa permit before entering Orang Asli villages

Individuals or non-governmental organisations (NGOs) must get a permit from the Department of Orang Asli Development (Jakoa) before organising any community service programme or sending aid to Orang Asli settlements.

Deputy Minister of Rural Development Abdul Rahman Mohamad in a statement today said this is in accordance with Section 14 and 15 of the Aboriginal Peoples Act 1954.

He said the matter was raised as several...

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