KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian police (PDRM) is currently at its optimum level of preparedness in facing the possibility of terrorism ahead of the 27th Asean Summit next week.
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said as host to the summit, the safety of every leader of the ASEAN member countries and dialogue partners is a top priority.
Ahmad Zahid, who is also Home Minister, said the police, particularly the Counter Terrorism division was now more vigilant and alert on any activities that were suspected of involving terrorism.
“Police have deployed what should be done…give support to our security agencies.
“(I) am asking help from the people to work together to convey the information (terrorist activities) to the Home Ministry if there is any,” he told a media conference after officiating the emergency general assembly and rebranding of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) 2015 at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) here today.
Malaysia, which is the ASEAN chairman, will organise the 27th ASEAN Summit and related summits from Nov 18 until 22 in the national capital. – BERNAMA