fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

Langkawi Jetty Flooded By Tourists Now That Interstate Travel Allowed in RMCO Areas

Published

Pjimage 2021 03 11T155241.423
Source: Langkawi Kini

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

During his press conference on 9 March, Defence Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri announced that interstate travel will be allowed starting 10 March between states under Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) and strictly only for tourism purposes.

In conjunction with that and to further help the Malaysian tourism industry, Langkawi has also been declared a green zone and it looks like Malaysians have seized the opportunity to go on vacations. Facebook page Langkawi Kini posted pictures of Malaysians going to Langkawi from the Kuala Kedah and Kuala Perlis jetty.

158727145 2403885023068620 6575005374127937818 O

157823079 2403896689734120 1374959179185925617 O

The page admin reminded the tourists to obey SOPs at all times and to make sure that Langkawi remains a green zone. The pictures were taken today definitely seems a little worrying as the jetties seem to be slightly packed with only some of the tourists maintaining social distancing.

159105913 2403885389735250 5512020076581887962 O

In his announcement, the minister said that the travel must strictly be for tourism purposes and using tourist vehicles only and private vehicles are still NOT allowed to travel interstate. The tourism agency will need to be registered under MOTEC (Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture) and they have to seek approval from PDRM before travelling.

159094211 2403897266400729 7295847258528358990 O

While Langkawi has been declared as a green zone, Kedah still remains under CMCO. If one is travelling from one RMCO state to another RMCO and passes through a state under CMCO, the vehicle is not allowed to stop in the area.

Let us know what you think about this!

 

Also read: “They’ve wiped it clean!” Chocolates In Langkawi Sold Out After Interstate Travel Allowed Again

Pjimage 2020 12 23T122342.452


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Collage 30 Collage 30
News3 hours ago

PLUS Apologises For RFID Issues, Says That SmartTAG Lanes Will Be Reopened by 25 January

Good news, fellow road users! The implementation of RFID toll booths on 15 January faced backlash from Malaysians for its...

Collage 11 1 Collage 11 1
News21 hours ago

KJ Says Temperature Scanning Will Soon Be Eliminated From The Current SOPs

Just this evening (20 January), Minister of Health, Khairy Jamaluddin held a media conference to provide certain updates on the...

Collage2 Collage2
News23 hours ago

“Omicron isn’t the last variant” – Knock, Knock! WHO’s There To Tell You Why!

Out of sight, but nowhere near out of mind. DG of WHO warns public on Omicron not being the final...

Collage 8 3 Collage 8 3
News1 day ago

1 of 3 Suspects Who Ran Away From Roadblock Arrested & Positive For Drugs, PDRM Looking For Other 2

The video of a “police and thief” chase recently spread like wildfire and netizens have dubbed it as one of...

Consumers Should Be Given Choice On Rfid Says Pm Sabri Consumers Should Be Given Choice On Rfid Says Pm Sabri
News1 day ago

“Let people have freedom of choice” – PM Sabri Says Road Users Should Be Given Choice To Use RFID or Not

It was announced that the RFID toll transaction payment system will start to be implemented in stages on the North-South...

My Post 2022 01 20T101421.557 My Post 2022 01 20T101421.557
News1 day ago

Penang Landfill Fire Declared As Disaster Site After Nearby Residents Evacuated For Health Reasons

The Pulau Burung Garbage Disposal Site in Nibong Tebal, Penang, has been declared a level 1 disaster area. This comes after...

Collage 25 Collage 25
News1 day ago

Flash Flood Hits Several Places In Ipoh & Affects 250 Houses, No Casualties Reported

The flash flood in Klang Valley has completely receded, but it unexpectedly hit several areas in Ipoh last night (19...

My Post 2022 01 19T172144.360 My Post 2022 01 19T172144.360
News2 days ago

World No. 7 Shuttler Lee Zii Jia Resigns From Badminton Association of Malaysia

National No.1 badminton singles player, Lee Zii Jia has officially parted ways with Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) and will...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY