NEWS

 

TITLE: Updates – Covid-19 and Movement Control Order

DATE: 23/03/2020

23 March 2020 
UPDATES – COVID-19 and MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER

We wish to share with members the essence of the Prime Minister’s announcement today, MIA’s recent statements as well as FAQs and resources from the other relevant authorities on COVID-19 and the Movement Control Order for members’ information and update.
PRIME MINISTER’S ANNOUNCMENT TODAY

Following the Economic Action Council meeting held today, the Prime Minister announced the following measures to lessen the burden of the rakyat and improve the wellbeing of frontliners and the people:
1. Malaysians below the age of 55 will be allowed to withdraw RM500 per month from their Employees Provident Fund (EPF) accounts for 12 months to support purchases of food, utility payments and other necessities.
2. Government to provide RM500 million to the Ministry of Health (MOH) to support procurement of ventilators, PPE, lab facilities and other critical essentials. Government to provide RM100 million to MOH to hire an additional 2,000 contracted workers, mainly nurses.
3. RM130 million to be provided to state governments to help small business owners, victims and families and also civil servants involved in assisting with the crisis of COVID-19.
4. Deferral of monthly payments for PTPTN education loans for 3-6 months up to 21 September 2020.
5. The National Security Council will continue to monitor the situation, and it will decide in due course if there is a need to extend the MCO further beyond 31 March 2020.
For further details on the press statement, click here
STATEMENTS ISSUED BY MIA RECENTLY
1. STATEMENT ON COVID-19 MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER
2. UPDATES ON FINANCE - ESSENTIAL SERVICES CLASSIFICATION FOR MIA MEMBER FIRMS UNDER THE COVID-19 MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER
3. MIA CONFIRMS ONE STAFF TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs) & RESOURCES FROM OTHER AUTHORITIES
1. MAJLIS KESELAMATAN NEGARA
2. RESTRICTION OF MOVEMENT ORDER
3. LEMBAGA HASIL DALAM NEGERI
4. BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA
5. SURUHANJAYA SYARIKAT MALAYSIA
6. SECURITIES COMMISSION
7. BURSA MALAYSIA
8. KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN MALAYSIA
9. KEMENTERIAN SUMBER MANUSIA
10. PERKESO FAQs on Employment Retention Program
11. KEMENTERIAN PENDIDIKAN MALAYSIA (KPM)
12. KEMENTERIAN PENGAJIAN TINGGI
13. KUMPULAN WANG SIMPANAN PEKERJA
14. MENTERI PERUSAHAAN PERLADANGAN DAN KOMODITI
15. KEMENTERIAN WILAYAH PERSEKUTUAN
16. KEMENTERIAN PENGANGKUTAN MALAYSIA
17. KEMENTERIAN PERUMAHAN DAN KERAJAAN TEMPATAN
18. KEMENTERIAN PERDAGANGAN ANTARABANGSA DAN INDUSTRI
19. KEMENTERIAN PERTANIAN DAN INDUSTRI MAKANAN
20. KEMENTERIAN SAINS, TEKNOLOGI DAN INOVASI
21. MALAYSIA AIRPORTS
22. JABATAN PENDAFTARAN NEGARA
23. SEKTOR PERUNCITAN
24. PERINTAH KAWALAN PERGERAKAN: PERKHIDMATAN PERLU DAN BUKAN KEPERLUAN UTAMA
25. KEMENTERIAN PERPADUAN NEGARA
26. KEMENTERIAN PERDAGANGAN DALAM NEGERI DAN HAL EHWAL PENGGUNA
27. MyXpat EXPATRIATE SERVICES DIVISION
28. IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT MALAYSIA - EXEMPTION OF SPECIAL PASS FOR FOREIGNERS IN MALAYSIA
29. IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT MALAYSIA - IMPLEMENTATION PROCEDURE FOR LAND & SEA CHECKPOINTS
 
The Institute will continue to closely monitor the situation, maintain close communication with regulators and notify members of any future developments.
 
 
DR. NURMAZILAH DATO’ MAHZAN
Chief Executive Officer