Dengue, monkeypox in the spotlight at Dewan Rakyat today


KUALA LUMPUR: Measures to curb the increasing number of dengue cases and the prevention of monkeypox are among the highlights in the Dewan Rakyat sitting Wednesday (Nov 29).

According to the Order Paper on Parliament's official website, Datuk Seri Dr Shahidan Kasim (PN-Arau) will ask the Health Minister about drastic measures to curb dengue cases during the question and answer session.

Sabri Azit (PN-Jerai) also asked about preventive measures to ensure monkeypox, that has been reported in Malaysia, will not spread like the Covid-19 virus.

During the same session, Zahari Kecik (PN-Jeli) will ask the Home Affairs Minister to state the ministry's proactive measures to ensure the welfare of police retirees throughout the country as appreciation for their services and contributions.

Apart from that, Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin (BN-Kinabatangan) will ask the Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister on the plan to increase the number of entrepreneurs as well as help to promote bumiputera entrepreneurs.

The Third Meeting of the Second Term of the 15th Parliament which began on Oct 9 is scheduled to end this Thursday (Nov 30). - Bernama

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