Chambers welcome decision not to impose MCO

KUCHING: The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sarawak (ACCCIS) welcome an announcement made by the Sarawak government not to implement the movement control order (MCO).

ACCCIS said Sarawak’s economy would face a severe blow should another round of MCO be enforced.

“More stimulus packages would be required, failing which would lead to a wave of business closure and massive unemployment.

“It would be inevitable and that would eventually translate into endless social problems.

“We understand that this is a rather difficult decision as the government needs to strike a balance between the economy, the livelihood of the people and public health.”

ACCCIS hoped that the public would appreciate the good intentions of the government to allow economic activities to continue.

“All business operators must play their role in our fight against Covid-19 by strictly observing SOP.”

ACCCIS also appealed to all Sarawakians to register themselves for vaccination as soon as possible so that herd immunity could be achieved.