National Task Force's term ends June 30, border security duties back under Home Ministry

PUTRAJAYA: The ad hoc National Task Force (NTF) will no longer be maintained after June 30 and its duties of protecting the country's borders during the Covid-19 pandemic will be handed back to agencies under the Home Ministry.

Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin said the NTF was set up at the onset of the pandemic as the Ministry needed extra support to protect the safety of the country.

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