Liow to meet MMA president over de-registration

Health Minister Liow Tiong Lai said today that he will be meeting Malaysian
Medical Association (MMA) president Dr Mary Suma Cardosa over the
de-registration of the association.

Expressing his concern over the de-registration, he said he was only
informed about it yesterday.

“I am not aware of the details but I will be meeting the president of MMA

“I will look into it and see what is the real problem,” he told reporters
after opening “Pusat Komuniti Kesihatan Mental” at the government quarters
in Precinct 11, Putrajaya.

It was reported today that the MMA was de-registered following alleged
irregularities in the running of the organisation as well as in the
election of its office bearers in May.

MMA had been issued a show-cause letter early this month and the MMA had
given its reply.

ROS senior assistant director Desmond Das Michael Das was quoted as saying
that the MMA had clearly violated certain laws and that was why it was

– Bernama