Faridah (centre) hands over face masks to Abbas while others look on.

BALINGIAN: Some 150 Mukah Power Generation Sdn Bhd (MPG) staff attended the Sepakat@Komuniti Pembudayaan Norma Baharu: Putuskan Rantaian Covid-19 Balingian sub-district 2020 event at MPG hall here today.

The half-day event was jointly organised by the Information Department of Balingian sub-district and MPG.

A political secretary to the chief minister, Faridah Osman, said during the current situation, the people have to practise self-control or kita jaga kita by among others, complying with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) so that we could help the authorities in breaking the chain of the Covid-19 infection.

“We have to treat ourselves as frontliners now in order to prevent the emergence of any new cluster or infection,” she said when officiating at the close of the event.

Faridah added that in facing the Covid-19 threat, it is also important to prevent (cegah), practise (amal), comply (patuh) and monitor (pantau), or in acronym, CAPP, so that we could help in containing the spread of the infection.

She also expressed her gratitude and appreciation to all the frontliners who have been doing their best all this while in helping the government contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

The event featured talks on crime and matters pertaining to Covid-19, which were presented by Mukah Police Headquarters Crime Prevention and Community Security Department chief Insp Ebeni Mohamad and Mukah Division Department Health Education officer Patricia Elisha Jonoi respectively.

Information Department Balingian sub-district officer Matsukarmi Suani, MPG station manager Abbas Salimi Madon and Sarawak administrative officer (SAO) Ismail Kasah, who represented Mukah Division Resident also attended the event.