Malaysia govt guarantees sufficient food supply during lockdown

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PUTRAJAYA: Minister of Defence and Senior Minister (Security Cluster), Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said in a press conference held here today, people have complained that the food supply is not enough and alleged that prices of some food have been abruptly hiked.

“The people need not worry as the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro Based Industry has guaranteed that there is sufficient food supply in the country and there is no necessity for panic buying.

“On the alleged prices of some essential commodities that have been raised, Ismail said, officers from the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumers’ Affairs have constantly monitored the prices of goods.

“If there is any case of essential food prices that have been hiked, the public can report directly to the ministry,’’ Ismail added.


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