Selected shops in S’wak to open twice a week


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  • Monday, 06 Apr 2020

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KUCHING: All hardware stores and shops selling agriculture input and spare parts for agriculture and industrial machinery in Sarawak are allowed to open twice a week during the movement control order (MCO) period.

The establishments are allowed to operate twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7am to 7pm, said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee deputy chairman Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah (pic).

The decision was made after taking into consideration feedback from members of the public, he said at the daily press conference of the committee here yesterday.

Abdul Karim said the agriculture input shops included those selling fertiliser, pesticides, as well as livestock feed.

Meanwhile, he said, with immediate effect, foreign nationals travelling by air, sea or land are not allowed to transit through Sarawak during the MCO period.

“All Kuala Lumpur-Sibu- Kuala Lumpur flights are also cancelled until April 14, ” he added.

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