KKMM seeks public feedback on Emergency declaration, launches Telegram channel


The Emergency proclamation was declared to combat the spread of Covid-19 in the country. — Bloomberg

PETALING JAYA: The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) has launched a Telegram channel for members of the public to provide feedback on the Emergency declaration.

The public can share their thoughts and feedback through the Telegram Channel for Emergency Declaration Information or via email.

KKMM in a statement said it will gather the feedback and present it at the Emergency Management Technical Committee with the purpose of improving the implementation of the Emergency, which was declared as a measure to stop the spread of Covid-19.

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin chaired a virtual National Security Council meeting on the Emergency with mentris besar and chief ministers on Jan 16, where the decision was made to set up the technical committee.

In a Facebook post, he shared that the committee was set up to look into and study issues related to the Emergency and identify solutions to resolve them.

“The committee will also streamline the management of the Emergency with relevant stakeholders at both Federal and state levels,” he stated, adding that it will also lead the monitoring and enforcement of laws related to the Emergency at all levels.

KKMM said that the public feedback channel shows that the Government is concerned about the people during the pandemic and wants to listen to their views. Apart from providing feedback, members of the public can also join the the Telegram channel to receive the latest information about the Emergency. The channel currently has over 1,200 subscribers.

The Emergency proclamation was declared by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on Jan 11 and is set to end on Aug 1.

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