PETALING JAYA: A shutdown of public activities has been ordered under the conditional MCO which comes into force from Oct 14-27. This is a partial list of what activities are permitted and what is not.
- All schools, colleges and universities, training institutes, kindergartens, childcare centres, tahfiz centres,
- Public parks and recreational centres
- Places of worship, including mosques, surau, temples and churches
- All sports, recreation, social and cultural activities, including wedding receptions
- Express buses and public stage buses
- All economic, industrial and business activities are allowed to operate as usual, but with stricter compliance of the SOP to be issued by the National Security Council.
Roadblocks are back
Police will set up roadblocks at several locations in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya from midnight tomorrow, deputy Inspector-General of Police Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani said. “The roadblocks will be mounted in the same way as before (during the MCO in early March).”
Banks ready to help borrowers
Banking institutions are ready to assist clients in lockdown areas. Bank customers who face difficulties in making loan or financing repayments should immediately contact their banks to request for repayment assistance, the Association of Banks in Malaysia and the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia said.
“Banks are ready to facilitate requests for repayment assistance to suit borrowers and customers’ financial circumstances,” they said.
he associations urged customers to check on their banks’ websites for information on any changes in operating hours or arrangements for over-the-counter services.
“Borrowers or customers who still face difficulties after consultation with their banks can contact Bank Negara Malaysia at email@example.com or call 1-300-88-5465 or seek guidance and explore other options for assistance with AKPK (Counselling and Debt Management Agency) by calling 03-2616-7766.