PM admits to slow response

On the ground: Ismail Sabri surveying the damage caused by a landslide in Bukit Tangga, which is the main access to Jalan Seremban-Simpang Pertang connecting Jalan Pantai and Jeram Toi in Seremban. — Bernama

JELEBU: The Prime Minister has admitted there had been some delays and other weaknesses in rescue efforts in Selangor following last Saturday’s floods, but was quick to add that it was the responsibility of all to ensure this does not recur.

Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said no one party should be held accountable for the lack of coordination or other rescue efforts, and attributed the problem in Selangor due to a combination of factors.

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