Over 5,000 security personnel in Perak to receive face shields, hygiene kits from state government

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  • Monday, 24 May 2021

IPOH: More than 5,000 security enforcement personnel in Perak will receive face shields and hygiene kits from the state government.

In a statement, Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Saarani Mohamad said the items are part of the government’s initiative to ensure that security frontliners are well protected in the midst of the ongoing enhanced movement control order implemented in four sub-districts in the state.

“I would personally like to thank all the enforcement teams who have worked hard to curb Covid-19 from spreading.

"I have full confidence in their dedication that will help us to break the Covid-19 chain, ” he said on Monday (May 24).

Saarani said he was also given the update about the current EMCO.

“During the 30 minutes meeting conducted via online, I was given a briefing from several agencies and the state department about the condition in the state, ” he said.

The meeting was attending by Perak police chief Comm Datuk Mior Faridalatrash Wahid, Perak National Security Council director Khairul Ridzuan Mat Said, Perak Malaysian Civil Defence Force director Noor Azam Johari and Perak Malaysian Volunteer Corps director Kamarul Idzham Kamal.

On Sunday (May 23), Comm Mior Faridalathrash said the SOP compliance of four sub-districts under the EMCO has been satisfactory, with a compliance rate of about 94%.

The four districts that come under the EMCO are Hulu Perak district (Mukim Pengkalan Hulu), Larut, Matang and Selama districts (Mukim Taiping), Kinta district (Mukim Hulu Kinta covering Ipoh, Lahat, Chemor and Tanjung Rambutan) and Muallim district (Mukim Hulu Bernam Timur).

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