Essentials adequate, readily available: Ismail Sabri

09 Aug 2020 / 17:09 H.

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has given the assurance that there is an adequate and ready supply of essentials to meet the people’s needs.

Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said this was based on daily monitoring by Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Ministry enforcement teams which yesterday alone, monitored 12 types of supply of goods at 543 business premises including retailers (390), wholesalers (130) and manufacturers (23).

“During the period of the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO), the government would like to urge entrepreneurs and the public to always practise self-control and maintain physical distancing and personal hygiene, especially during the buying and selling process of essentials,“ he said in a statement on RMCO development, here today.

He said KPDNEHP enforcement officers had also conducted 1,733 RMCO standard operating procedures (SOPs) compliance special inspections and found that 1,697 premises complied with the SOPs, while 35 premises were given advice and one premise was issued a warning. - Bernama

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