Malaysia to deport illegal immigrants tested negative for COVID-19 – Ismail Sabri


The Malaysian government will deport all illegal immigrants tested negative for COVID-19 to their countries of origin, Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced today.

Ismail Sabri, who chaired the Special Meeting on the Management of Illegal Immigrants today, said matters relating to the deportation process will be discussed by the Foreign Ministry (Wisma Putra) and their counterparts and embassies of the countries involved soon.

“Among other matters agreed in the meeting were the swab test on all illegal immigrants detained at the immigration depots in KLIA, Bukit Jalil and Semenyih,” he told the daily press conference on the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) here today.