Mask producers can hire extra foreigners to boost production, says DPM

Mohd Farhan Darwis

Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says all face mask production will be for the domestic market only. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, February 14, 2020.

PUTRAJAYA will allow local mask producers to hire more foreign workers to increase production to meet public demand due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak here, said Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

The deputy prime minister said the cabinet agreed to increasing the number of workers in this sector, but assured there would be no influx of foreign workers.

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