The Program Immunisasi Industri COVID-19 Kerjasama Awam-Swasta (PIKAS) programme announced on 12 June 2021 will be launched today in Selangor to be witnessed by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin accompanied by Senior Minister and Minister of International Trade and Industry YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.

Apart from Selangor, vaccination for the manufacturing sector will also be initiated in Penang and Johor simultaneously that will focus on critical manufacturing sub-sectors. These sub-sectors are critical during the lockdown as they are part of the supply chain of essential products and services including to support the smooth functioning of infrastructures such as the public health care system.

The PIKAS programme is implemented in response to calls from industry associations, business chambers of commerce and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to help accelerate vaccination for the Rakyat particularly employees to achieve herd immunity in the community. This is imperative to protect workers against COVID-19 and reduce the number of workplace clusters as well as stop the transmission of infection among workers.

To read the full media release (translated + original), please refer here: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6810858102238396416

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