Home Ministry formulating holistic illegal immigrant enforcement plan


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 9 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Home Ministry is formulating a holistic enforcement plan against illegal immigrants as a more comprehensive effort towards strengthening governance and improving the existing enforcement operation system.

Its Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pic) said the plan is aimed at addressing the influx of illegals into the country and would involve a strategic cooperation between multiple ministries and agencies.

It will also involve state governments, local authorities, village community management councils and village development and security committees.

"The objective of the plan is to create an uncomfortable ecosystem for illegals to continue living here by empowering enforcement agencies and regulatory authorities as well as by enhancing strategic cooperation and public awareness," he said in a statement here Sunday (June 9).

Muhyiddin explained that the plan would be implemented in five years and would focus on five strategies. – Bernama