Official govt functions and physical meetings postponed for two weeks

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By Adrian Lim

KUCHING, April 17: Any official and public function which involves Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has been postponed for the next two weeks.

According to a notice from State Secretary Datuk Amar Jaul Samion to civil servants, physical meetings are not allowed in the next two weeks.


Nonetheless, he said virtual meetings held through teleconferencing apps and software can continue.

He added that travelling to other districts was not allowed unless in an urgent situation and required prior approval from head of departments.

The directive takes effect from today (April 17).

Jaul explained that the directive follows the latest instruction from the State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) issued on April 15.

Meanwhile, Sarawak yesterday reported the highest daily Covid-19 infection of 960 cases since the pandemic hit the state.

The cases were derived from 27 districts in Sarawak with four districts namely Kuching, Bintulu, Mukah and Miri reporting triple digits of Covid-19 infections. — DayakDaily