Board to spend RM7 million on foreign workers’ Covid-19 tests

Ravin Palanisamy

Construction workers at a Kuala Lumpur site. A number of active Covid-19 clusters involve construction sites. – EPA pic, March 1, 2021.

THE Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) will allocate RM7 million to assist construction companies with Covid-19 testing of their foreign employees, said Works Minister Fadillah Yusof.

He acknowledges the challenges of testing all foreign workers and the financial constraints on some companies.

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