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The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah (centre) chairing the flood preparation briefing session with various government agency heads, at Istana Negara in Kuala Lumpur, on November 16, 2022. — Picture by FACEBOOK/ISTANA NEGARA

Floods: King reminds govt agencies to coordinate, avoid overlapping duties

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 — The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has reminded all agencies to focus on the coordination of aid and rescue operations for flood victims to ensure that it can be implemented effectively, accurately, and quickly.

In an Istana Negara Facebook post, His Majesty said good coordination between all agencies was important to avoid overlapping duties during the implementation of rescue operations and aid missions to flood victims.

The Agong was speaking at a flood preparation briefing session by government agencies at Istana Negara, earlier today.

Present at the briefing session was Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali, Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani, Irrigation and Drainage Department director-general Datuk Md Nasir Md Noh and Prime Minister’s Department senior deputy secretary-general Datuk Sollehuddin Alyubi Zakaria.

Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department director-general Datuk Seri Mohammad Hamdan Wahid and National Disaster Management Agency (Nadma) deputy director-general Datuk Khairul Shahril Idrus were also present.

— Bernama

 

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