Wednesday, May 07, 2008

‘Better to issue travel advisory’

KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal for women travelling out of the country alone to show a consent letter from their employer or family cannot be implemented, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said yesterday.

He said it was impossible to introduce such a regulation because thousands of Malaysian women travelled overseas annually on official duty or otherwise.

“The proposal to obtain the consent will only create great difficulty, particularly for the Immigration authorities and also the women concerned,” he said . here

BERITADARIGUNUNG: Abdullah is a bit too quick. A little pause wont allow the repeat of the naked-squat and China issue