Pharmacies say govt should subsidise losses in lowering face mask price


KUALA LUMPUR: The government should subsidise the losses suffered by pharmacies from the sudden lowering of price for three-ply face masks from RM2 to RM1.50, or else it should defer the decision for a month, says the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS).

Its president Amrahi Buang said MPS was disappointed that the move was taken without any prior notice or consultation with stakeholders.

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