Horde of immigrants crowd at KLIA while awaiting for their flight home
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PETALING JAYA – Photos showing a large group of foreign workers sitting shoulder to shoulder at KL International Airport (KLIA) has deeply alarmed Malaysians.
In a statement issued yesterday (July 21), Immigration department director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud dismissed rumours that the foreign workers were stranded at the airport.
We wish to clarify that the foreigners are waiting for their turn to pay the RM500 compound notices and receive their Check Out Memo before being allowed to leave Malaysia.
(Source by: Bernama)
“The department has taken steps to speed up the process via special counters in KLIA, with 20 additional counters and waiting areas to be opened at the short term car park, which can hold between 850 and 1,000 people at a time