03 October 2020 – Visiting foreign officials restricted to Minister rank or higher

Type of Intervention: Regulation
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs
Level of Jurisdiction: International
Lead People/Agency: Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob

Overview: Only foreign officials who are ministers or are of a higher rank will be allowed to enter the country for official matters, with strict standard operating procedures.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/03/ismail-sabri-specific-rules-in-place-for-foreign-delegations-coming-to-malaysia

Type of Justification: No justification given