Veterinary dept bans three Penang agents from exporting pets over biosecurity risk


PETALING JAYA: The Veterinary Services Department (DVS) has blocked three agents from Penang involved in exporting pets, following Australia’s move to temporarily suspend the import of dogs and cats from Malaysia over biosecurity concerns.

DVS director-general Datuk Dr Quaza Nizamuddin Hassan said Penang’s state veterinary services department and the Malaysian Quarantine and Inspection Services Department (Maqis) have been ordered to block the agents’ applications for export permits, pending further notice.

Get 30% off with our ads free Premium Plan

Monthly Plan

RM9.73/month

Annual Plan

RM8.63/month

Billed as RM103.60/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!
   

Next In Nation

Motorist dies in crash on NSE, baby among six others hurt
Backbencher told to retract 'Orang Ulu' remark in Dewan Rakyat
Daim, family's bid to challenge MACC probe rejected
Five days' notice needed before any assembly, says IGP
Malaysia, Australia conclude four MOUs
Rising cost of living among causes of high divorce rate in Selangor, says exco member
Cops investigate Chegu Bard, Muhammad Zahid regarding car gifted by King to PM
Tear down Karak and Gombak toll plazas to ease congestion, says MP
Burglars make off with RM3.5mil in gold, cash and handbags from Sentul home
Kedah Sultan urges govt to review structure of Syariah Courts

Others Also Read