Other ministries responsible for travel permits too, Azmin snaps back

Minister for International Trade and Industry Mohamed Azmin Ali has hit back at critics, following a storm of complaints about travel approval during the current lockdown. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 3, 2021.

THE Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) is not solely responsible for approving all travel permits, with other ministries similarly accountable, said minister Mohamed Azmin Ali today.

Faced with criticism over the lagging CIMS system, approval delays and even questions as to what kind of total lockdown the government was implementing when so many approvals were issued, he said a number of ministries were responsible for approving travel permits for companies and workers in essential businesses under their respective jurisdictions.

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  • When shit hit the ceiling no one wants to claim responsible, what a bunch of clowns we have as our PM and cabinet ministers.

    Posted 4 months ago by Teruna Kelana