Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said this in his latest post on his Facebook page on matters discussed during his meeting with visiting Singapore Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan in Putrajaya, on Tuesday.
“The interoperability between the digital certification systems used in both countries will be crucial especially when taking into account standards set by World Health Organisation (WHO), International Air Transport Association (IATA) and other countries,” he said.
LabIVF (M) Sdn Bhd, a specialist devices supplier for the fertility treatment industry, has suffered its fair share of disappointments over the past year as the Covid-19 pandemic swept through the country in unprecedented fashion.
Both ministers also discussed their respective national immunisation plans and the exchange of best practices, and opening up the borders with health certificates recognised by both nations.
Malaysia and Singapore are also committed to becoming a working model of post-pandemic recovery.
Dr Balakrishnan is on a two-day working visit to Malaysia starting yesterday, which is part of his regional tour that includes Brunei Darussalam and Indonesia.
Yesterday, he also called on Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and met his Malaysian counterpart Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.
Dr Balakrishnan is also scheduled to hold meetings with Senior Ministers — International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, today.
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