King expresses appreciation for launch of National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has expressed his appreciation to the government for launching the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme.

His Majesty expressed his gratitude to the government, the Health Ministry and the Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry, in particular, along with relevant government agencies on the efforts taken to realise the programme that kicked off Wednesday (Feb 24).

"His Majesty expressed his deep appreciation to the frontline heroes and heroines for the tireless sacrifices made in battling the COVID-19 pandemic.

"His Majesty also called on the people to join him in prayer for Malaysia to continue to be protected and soon be free from the pandemic, ” Comptroller of the Royal Household of Istana Negara Datuk Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin said.

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin took his first vaccine shot Wednesday to kickstart a nationwide exercise that aims to provide Covid-19 immunisation for free to the people in Malaysia, locals and foreigners alike. - Bernama

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