Covid-19: Cabinet to discuss suspension of umrah travel on Wednesday (Jan 5), says PM

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  • Tuesday, 04 Jan 2022

SEGAMAT: The Cabinet will have a special meeting on Wednesday (Jan 5) to discuss the suspension of umrah travel announced by the Ministry of Health (MOH) following the spread of the Covid-19 Omicron variant.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said, at the special meeting, Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin will table a detailed report on the issue.

"I will get the details tomorrow. I just want to say that I believe the (MOH) decision was made to protect our lives,” he told reporters after visiting flood evacuees at the temporary relief centre at Kampung Tandong, Buloh Kasap, here Tuesday (Jan 4).

The Prime Minister said this when asked about the latest development of the suspension of umrah travel which will take effect on Jan 8. - Bernama

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