MITI postpones announcement due to Restricted Movement Order

KUALA LUMPUR, March 17 – Following the announcement of a 14-day Restricted Movement Order by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin last night, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) announced the postponement of the announcement of Malaysia’s Investment Performance 2019 which was scheduled to take place today.

In a statement today, MITI said the decision was made to allow relevant parties to undertake any preparations in view of the Restricted Movement Order that will take effect tomorrow.

“This is necessary to intense social distancing in compliance to the guidelines determined by the National Security Council and the Ministry of Health.” the ministry said.

Malaysia’s Investment Performance 2019 announcement will be made at an appropriate time.

Azmin Ali applaud the move to announce Restricted Movement Order

In a tweet today, The Minister in charge of MITI applauded the announcement made by the Prime Minister last night, stating that the Restricted Movement Order is the best step forward to contain the spread of the COVVID19 pandemic.

“I have full confidence in our healthcare system and the resilience of the Malaysian people to weather the crisis.” he tweeted.

In another tweet, he encouraged Malaysians to stand and work together to battle the pandemic.

“We need to stand shoulder to shoulder and work hand in glove to overcome any challenges posed by the pandemic.” he tweeted.

He also quoted Winston Churchill,

“Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves.”

NMT