July 21, 2016
The Transport Ministry will be introducing a new security mechanism at airports that will take into account existing activities and practices. Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Aziz Kaprawi said the mechanism would be in place as soon as possible, given the increased global security and safety threats especially at transportation hubs. He said the ministry’s secretary-general Datuk Seri Saripuddin Kasim had been directed on Wednesday to draw up details of the mechanism through its committee, together with relevant agencies and departments. “Some of the matters that pose obstacles in terms of beefing up security, which we have to consider, include airport design, businesses and visitors sending off their loves ones.