MELAKA: The Youth and Sports Ministry has called off a mega fitness programme at Bandar Hilir on Saturday (Sept 14) here due to the worsening haze in the state.
The Melaka edition of the FitMalaysia programme was supposed to have been attended by Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, Chief Minister Adly Zahari and several state leaders.
State Health and Anti-Drugs Committee chairman Low Chee Leong said the Youth and Sports Ministry had issued a notice on the cancellation of the event.
“The Melaka Health Department has also issued an advisory note after the Air Pollution Index (API) in Melaka city and other districts hit unhealthy levels late Friday evening and is expected to continue on Saturday, ” he said when contacted Friday (Sept 13).
Low also said dozens of face masks have been distributed to motorists due to the haze.
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