New bill to be introduced to increase level of safety at national entrances- Minister Fahmi


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PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Home Affairs is formulating a new bill to increase the level of safety at all entry points to the country.

The Unity Government spokesman, Fahmi Fadzil said, the new bill will enable a coordinating agency to be formed to monitor the national entry points.

“The ministry is expected to come out with a bill shortly so that a coordinating agency among several agencies involved will monitor the entry points to the country and will have sufficient legal powers for them to operate.

“This matter had been discussed in the Cabinet meeting today,” Fahmi said in a press conference held here today as reported by Bernama.

Fahmi said that in response to the question as whether the Cabinet Ministers’ meeting had discussed the shooting incident at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) last Sunday where the suspect had fired two shots but one of it had struck the personal bodyguard of his wife.

The Communications Minister added, the government has always prioritised on the safety aspects to guarantee the level of safety and avoid any activity that breaches the law.

He said, the Cabinet Ministers rely on the authorities for follow up actions on this matter.

“The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Tan Sri Razarudin Husain has made a statement on that matter and as such the Cabinet Ministers regard this is comprehensive and we leave it to the authority,” he said.

 


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