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Zuraida: Malaysia to bring in more foreign plantation workers

Malaysia is currently having government-to-government talks with India, Bangladesh and (Southern) Thailand on bringing more foreign workers into the local plantation industry besides Indonesia, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.

She said Indonesia has already approved the entry of 32,000 Indonesians by the middle of February this year after Malaysia settled some technical issues with its government.

“They want to sign a memorandum of understanding which covers employment in the industry and once we ratify that then they will allow their people to come to Malaysia,” she said at a press conference... 

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