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The latest in resolving Kuala Lumpur, Selangor border issues will be among matters to be raised at the Parliament sitting today. — Picture by UNSPLASH

Palm oil promotion, KL-Selangor border issues among highlights in Parliament today

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — The impact of palm oil promotional activities carried out by the Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry overseas, will be among matters to be raised at the Parliament sitting today.

According to the Order of the Meeting on the Parliament official website, the issue will be raised during the Question for Oral Answer session, through a question from Batang Lupar MP Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim to the Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister.

Rohani wants to know what impact the promotion had on the nation’s palm oil industry following visits abroad.

There will also be a question from Sungai Petani MP Datuk Johari Abdul on measures taken by the ministry, to solve the problem of shortage of workers in the plantation and commodities sector, after foreign workers’ services were terminated following Covid-19.

Meanwhile, Shah Alam MP Khalid Abdul Samad will ask the Federal Territories Minister for the latest in resolving Kuala Lumpur, Selangor border issues.

The debate on the Temporary Measures For Government Financing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Bill 2020 is also scheduled to continue today.

The current Dewan Rakyat sitting, which is from July 13 until Aug 27, is held in a new normal by abiding to the prescribed standard operating procedures (SOP) to curb the spread of Covid-19.

— Bernama

 

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