Biometric system necessary to curb spread of communicable diseases into the country

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  • Tuesday, 01 Aug 2017

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SHAH ALAM: Beginning in October, only foreign workers who have been fingerprinted for identification under the biometric system will be able to undergo medical examination pending employment.

Immigration Department director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said the move was necessary to curb the entry of communicable diseases into the country.

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