Highways to be toll-free and public holidays declared from November 18 to 19 for Malaysia’s GE15 – PM

Prime minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has introduced that there can be no toll expenses from 12.01am on November 18 till 11.59pm on November 19 for travellers in non-public automobiles (Class 1), The Star experiences.

Talking on the Cuepacs headquarters groundbreaking ceremony right now, Ismail Sabri stated 30 freeway concessionaires have agreed to offer free tolls on their highways over the 2 days, which have additionally been designated as public holidays. “I do know many have been ready for the announcement and I hereby announce a public vacation for November 18 and 19,” he stated.

The prime minister’s announcement comes a couple of days earlier than Malaysia’s fifteenth common election (GE15) that takes place this coming Saturday (November 19, 2022). “We wish to ensure Malaysians can train their rights as clearly stipulated within the federal structure. Nobody can forestall a citizen from exercising their proper to vote,” he stated Ismail Sabri.

For those who’re travelling by automotive to your hometown to vote, paying tolls is now one much less factor to think about, however do bear in mind to ensure your car’s well being is at its greatest to prevent unplanned stops. For individuals who are voting and have examined constructive for Covid-19, you possibly can nonetheless vote however there are guidelines that must be followed: all the time put on your face masks, don’t use public transport and don’t cease by wherever earlier than and after voting. Keep secure and vote properly.

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