CM visits roadblocks in Bintulu

Abang Johari (left) is briefed by Bintulu police chief Supt Zulkipli Suhaili (right) during his visit to a roadblock along Bintulu-Tatau road, on Thursday, while the others look on. Photo credit: Ukas

KUCHING, June 18: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on Thursday visited frontliners manning two roadblocks along the Bintulu-Tatau road and Sebauh junction to monitor the situation on the ground.

According to a news report from Sarawak Public Communication Unit (Ukas) today, the Chief Minister made the stop at both roadblocks after conducting an inspection at the Press Metal Covid-19 vaccination center (PPV) in Samalaju.

During the visit, the Chief Minister was given a short briefing by Bintulu police chief Supt Zulkipli Suhaili regarding the roadblock operation, and handed over food packs to the frontliners who were on duty there.

In Bintulu, a total of 10 roadblocks were carried out by the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) throughout Bintulu during the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) until June 28, 2021, assisted by Malaysia Armed Force (ATM) and the People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela).

Also present during the visit were both Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas and Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, together with Minister of Utilities Dato Sri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian, Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing, and others. — DayakDaily