In compliance with the Movement Control Order (MCO), Pangkor island will be closed for outsiders and tourists, today until March 31st to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
Zulhisham Ahmad Shukori, district officer of Manjung, said that only residents of Pulau Pangkor and government employees in duty are permitted to travel to the tax-free island by ferry.
"To Pangkor Island, non-Islanders are not allowed. Since Saturday, the Marina Island jetty service has been closed, and only the jetty at Lumut can operate, which is for locals and relevant officials, "he said.
"We want to thank the resident for their support. Nevertheless, except in important and urgent situations, they are not encouraged to visit the mainland," he added.
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