Ipoh City Council offers three months moratorium for residents

Ipoh Mayor Datuk Rumaizi Baharin (left) launching the Petting Zoo at Gunung Lang.(26th December 2020) — RONNIE CHIN/The Star

Realising the hardship of local residents due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Ipoh City Council has approved a moratorium of three months for assessment, late rental payment for flats, license renewal for premises, advertising boards, and even for dog licenses.

Ipoh mayor, Datul Rumaizi Baharin made the announcement the moratorium will start from June till Aug 31, 2021.

“We understand the plight of the people and the difficulty of people moving around in view of the MCO 3.0 although our online payment is still open.

“We also hope that this measure will help small business owners in these difficult times,” said Rumaizi in a press statement.

Meanwhile, former Menteri Besar and Member of Parliament for Tambun, Datuk Seri Ahmad Faisal Azumu said that his volunteers carried out a food delivery excercise for the needy folk in the vicinity.

“Some 10,000 loaves of bread were distributed to help them,” he added.

Those who require assistance in the area can also call the hotline 011-3201-000.


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