King praises govt’s quick action in dealing with virus


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 02 Feb 2020

PUTRAJAYA: The government’s measures in preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the country has earned the praise of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah.

However, the government, said His Majesty, has to continuously take precautionary measures and not compromise on issues affecting the well-being of the people and the country.

Sultan Abdullah also reminded the people to cooperate with the government in the implementation of preventive measures to stop the coronavirus from spreading further.

“In this regard, I urge the public to adopt a high level of personal hygiene as well as to maintain the cleanliness of the environment.

“The people are also asked not to create panic by spreading false news, ” said His Majesty during the investiture ceremony held in conjunction with the Federal Territory Day celebration at Istana Melawati here yesterday.

Sultan Abdullah also called on the people to support the government’s efforts in dealing with the infection.

The King expressed confidence that all issues related to the well-being of the people and the country could be addressed if they were to work together with the government. — Bernama

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