Selangor suspends Ramadan bazaars

Bede Hong

After discussions with local authorities, Selangor has decided to suspend Ramadan bazaars amid a worsening Covid-19 pandemic. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, April 1, 2020.

SELANGOR has suspended all Ramadan bazaars statewide after discussions with local authorities, deeming such gatherings a risk due to the Covid-19 pandemic, said Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari. 

“The state government today held a state executive council meeting to discuss this.

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  • absolutely the right decision. Safety first especially since MCO is still enforced till 14/4 and probably need to be extended. Even if it is not, the virus threat will still be very real and its not worth the risk to have another outbreak and then a complete lock down this time for a much longer period. Lets all make some sacrifice and forget about doing things the same old way

    Posted 2 months ago by Mike Mok

  • No chance of any kind of gathering or chance of grouping. Those believe COVID 19 is act of God, and strong enough to resist the virus, ask them to go Sg. buloh Hospital to serve the COVID patients. Prove what they said and do what they claimed and act like a man.

    Posted 2 months ago by James Wong