JaPen’s ‘Info on Wheels’ programme gathers pace

Lundu information officer Juliana Abdullah (second from right) handing over the contributions as Tanjung Datu assemblywoman Puan Sri Jamilah Anu (third right) looks on.

KUCHING: The Sarawak Information Department’s (JaPen) ‘Info on Wheels’ (IOW) programme is now also being conducted at roadblocks and vaccination centres (PPV).

Donations in the from of food and drinks are also being given to frontliners throughout the movement control order (MCO) period.

As of Thursday (June 24), there are 295 IOW programmes held across Sarawak.

Sarawak JaPen assistant information officer Mahari Sidi said the department aimed to conduct the programme as many as 1,320 times continuously and every day until the end of the year.

Kuching JaPen distributed food and drinks to frontliners stationed at roadblocks in Singai, Bau/Sungai Daun, Kampung Sagah.

Kuching information assistant Salleh Immun (right) handing over drinks and food to frontliners at a roadblock.

In Lundu, JaPen held the programme on June 17 and distributed drinking water to staff at the PPVs in the district.

In Tatau on June 20, JaPen distributed drinks and food to policemen manning roadblocks in the district.

In Song on June 21, the department conducted the IOW programme at Simpang 4 Jalan Temalat and KM2 Jalan Takan.

“The IOW programme is a good way to inform the public about the latest developments,” said Lidam Assan, the political secretary to the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister.

The IOW programme is a JaPen initiative to diversify delivery methods of latest government policies, including on the Covid-19 situation.