Only 25% of construction projects operating since April


Ragananthini Vethasalam

A migrant worker at a construction site against the Warisan Merdeka tower or PNB 118 in the background during the MCO in Kuala Lumpur on April 20. Many foreign workers are still waiting for their Covid-19 test results. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, June 2, 2020.

ONLY one in four construction sites is operating since the sector resumed its activities after being shut down because of the control-movement order since March 18, said Master Builders Association of Malaysia president Foo Chek Lee.

Foo said others are set to resume operations as soon as they meet the government’s strict standard operating procedures to ensure healthy and safety requirements, including getting their workers screened for Covid-19.


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