CMCO: Land, air and sea transport services authorized to operate, according to Minister of Transport | Malaysia


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Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong said today in a statement that these public transport services must strictly adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the National Security Council (MKN). – Photo by Hari Anggara

PUTRAJAYA, October 13 – All public land, air and sea transport services, except cruise ships and vacation cruise ships, are allowed to operate as usual during the implementation of the order of conditional movement control (CMCO) in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Selangor and Sabah.

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong said today in a statement that these public transport services must strictly adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the National Security Council (MKN).

“Users of public transport services who need to travel between districts or between states are advised to obtain police clearance or a letter from their employers before embarking on their trip,” he said. said, adding that this was to make sure they only traveled for the essentials. purposes, including emergencies and reasons permitted in SOPs.

The MKN Special Meeting on October 12 decided to implement the CMCO in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Selangor for 14 days from October 14 to 27 and in Sabah from October 13 to 26.

Following this, Wee said that the MKN at today’s meeting has finalized the relevant SOPs, including those related to public transport services throughout the CMCO period for these areas.

Wee said CMCO’s principle this time around is to allow all economic and industrial activities to operate as usual, subject to existing SOPs.

“Workers commuting within the same district as their residence are not required to show their personnel card or a letter from their employers and those who wish to travel from Selangor and Kuala Lumpur to other states are advised to obtain l ‘clearance from the nearest police station before their trip,’ he said.

This includes air travelers via Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport.

“Remember to always wear a face mask and practice physical distancing as much as possible when traveling on public transport or using train stations and terminals. The battle against Covid-19 is our shared responsibility, ”Wee said. – Bernama

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