Punish pirates sternly to ensure safe shipping
Investigation into latest tanker hijacking is ongoing.
Liow: Punish pirates sternly to ensure safe shipping
BY BEH YUEN HUI
BENTONG: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has called for stern punishments to be handed down to pirates to ensure the safety of our waterways.
He said the security of Malaysia’s waterways is of concern to the government and measures would be stepped up to eradicate maritime piracy.
“I have instructed the Marine Department to work closely with the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency to ensure our waterways are safe for all,” said Liow.
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