Govt to review UNHCR card, refugee situation

Published on 4 Aug 2020 9:09:32 PM

Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin said the government will review the status of refugees who are residing in Malaysia using the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cards.

The minister said this in Parliament, responding to Arau MP Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim who said the presence of UNCHR in Malaysia was questionable, as in order for refugee cards to be issued, foreigners merely needed to be present at UNCHR’s office on Jalan Bellamy.

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