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FULL PC: No need to evacuate Pasir Gudang, says Dr M

Published on 14 Mar 2019 9:17:54 PM

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said there is no need to declare Pasir Gudang as a disaster area and order it to be evacuated, as the situation had not reached the level that required such a measure.

He also assured the people that the government is doing their best in handling this issue, adding that this situation was "the first of its kind as it involves gases".

Dr Mahathir said this after attending the Pasir Gudang Disaster Relief Management Committee meeting on efforts to contain the chemical pollution problem at Sungai Kim Kim on Thursday.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/03/14/dr-m-no-need-to-evacuate-pasir-gudang/