MITI discussion on the current Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) with special guest Director-General of Health, YBhg. Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Bin Abdullah

AMCHAM along with around 40 other business associations and chambers of commerce met today at MITI Tower for a discussion with the Directors General of both MITI and Health accompanied by representatives from MDTC, MKN, MOHR (DOSH), PERKESO, BNM, and CIPB. 

The three-hour session was highly interactive with the Director-General of Health YBhg. Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham explained the strategy of his Ministry that successfully contained the outbreak of COVID-19 and, how they are continuing to take a measured approach to balance the gradual opening of the economy and the capacity of the healthcare system to manage potential spikes. Questions and discussions were held around SOPs, contact tracing, conflicting implementation rules, returning expatriates were among the many points raised. 

The DG of Health also reminded all of us present that they are doing as much as they can but ultimately it is in the hands of the people, individually, and their choices and actions every day, that will contain the spread of the virus.  He encouraged companies to help the community and their workers to be aware and responsible.