MyCEB adheres to travel and health advisory by national crisis committee 

by HARIZAH KAMEL / pic by BERNAMA
 
MALAYSIA Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) will follow all travel and health advisory issued by the national crisis committee on the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).  
 
In a statement, MyCEB said it will play its active role in creating efforts, especially through the business events community to focused awareness, ensuring timely and accurate updates, as well as, the offering of intellectual aid to stakeholders. 
 
“As the business events industry commands high traffic arrivals from around the globe, MyCEB will stay focus on educating its stakeholders within the community including hospitality operators, professionals conference organisers (PCOs) and more.  
 
MyCEB aims to ensure the strictest in communicating and effective implementation of measures by relevant authorities,” it said. 
 
Additionally, the bureau said it is working with authorities including the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) and its counterpart, the Malaysian Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (MACEOS) to cascade valid news and statements to relevant stakeholders.  
 
“This is to ensure that only genuine news is communicated, cutting down rumours via social media platforms,” it said. 
 
As the go-to organisation for business events, MyCEB is also dedicated to knowledge exchange with affected countries or countries that have the know-how to rebuild communities that are suffering from the illness.  
 
Representing the business events community of Malaysia, the bureau expressed its heartfelt sympathy to all victims of the illness and wishes the best in health for those recovering. 
 
Meanwhile, the total number of coronavirus cases reported in Malaysia has now reached 12, nine cases are Chinese nationals and three Malaysians. 
 
Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad recently announced two new cases were detected among Malaysians who were deported home from Wuhan, China, through the Humanitarian Aid Mission. 
 
Both cases are currently receiving treatment at the Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital in Seremban, Negri Sembilan, and is in stable condition. 
 
Following the increase of confirmed cases and the spreading of the virus worldwide, some local companies have cancelled or postponed their events until at least the third quarter. 

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