Sarawak relaxes MCO for farmers, fishermen to ensure food supply


Desmond Davidson

A trader selling her products at a safe distance from buyers at Kota Kinabalu Central Market today. Sarawak's Disaster Management Committee will allow farmers, livestock breeders and fishermen to continue with their daily work during the MCO period. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Irwan Majid, March 26, 2020.

SARAWAK is allowing farmers, livestock breeders and fishermen to continue with their daily work in a relaxation of the movement control order implemented to fight the Covid-19 outbreak.

The state Disaster Management Committee, in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg today, also decided that these agricultural producers can sell their products themselves at places designated by the local council. 


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