Johor Chief Minister announces deployment of additional immigration staff to address land border congestion

Johor’s Chief Minister, Onn Hafiz Ghazi, revealed that 250 more immigration staff will be deployed at land border crossings by September 2023, complementing the existing officers. The move aims to tackle the long-standing issue of congestion at checkpoints, which affects the economy and livelihoods of millions.

Johor Chief Minister takes matters into his own hands to tackle traffic congestion at CIQ complex

Johor Chief Minister Onn Hafiz Ghazi made a surprise visit to the Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine Complex (CIQ) at the Sultan Iskandar Building (BSI) to address traffic issues. While netizens praised his efforts, they noted that operations would likely return to their usual state when he was not present. In response to the traffic problems, Onn Hafiz announced 15 measures to be implemented, including CCTV monitoring at all Immigration counters and vehicle lanes, upgrading the MBike lanes, and addressing human resource issues at the BSI and Sultan Abu Bakar Complex (KSAB).

Johor Chief Minister expresses dissatisfaction over closure of many immigration counters at JB checkpoint

ohor Chief Minister Onn Hafiz Ghazi expressed frustration over the closure of immigration inspection counters at the Malaysian side of the Causeway after Hari Raya. He urged the Malaysian Immigration Department to provide consistent and high-quality services at the CIQ Complex. The department cited technical and security issues for the closure, but assured the Chief Minister that the situation was being addressed.