Non-essential industries appeal for reopening


PETALING JAYA: As the National Security Council (NSC) meets today to decide on whether to extend the lockdown, a few industries remain in a fix as they have not been allowed to operate, although they could do so during the last two movement control orders.

The Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia (CICM) said these included operators of limestone quarries, who would be issuing force majeure to the water treatment and sugar production industries as they had run out of reserves due to the lockdown ban on quarry operations.

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