Muslims of this country left chicken for Gaza, KFC stores closed


US company KFC has closed more than 100 of its stores in Malaysia due to Israel Boycott. Israel is facing opposition all over the world due to the humanitarian loss in Gaza.

American food chain company KFC

Anger towards Israel is increasing all over the world after the human losses caused by Israel's attacks in Gaza. While many countries have severed their relations with Israel, people concerned about human rights are also boycotting Israel at their level across the world. US company KFC has closed more than 100 of its stores in Malaysia due to Israel Boycott.

In the statement issued on the closure of its store, the company cited the poor financial condition to run the store as the reason. According to the Chinese newspaper 'Nanyang Siau Pau', the American company has closed 108 of its outlets. The kelantan state was most affected by the Gaza Boycott, where about 80 percent of KFC stores i.e. 21 outlets were closed.

The reason given for closing the store

KFC stores in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, and Cambodia are run by a company named QSR Brands. Which in its statement explained the reason for the closure of the stores and said, “Due to the challenging economic conditions and increasing costs of running the stores, we have temporarily closed some of our outlets.” Apart from this, it was also said in the statement that the employees working here will be sent to bigger stores.

Where and how many stores were closed

According to the QSR website, there are more than 600 KFC outlets in Malaysia. The first outlet was opened in Kuala Lumpur in 1973, after which the company opened its outlets across the country. According to information received from Google Maps, 15 stores in Johor have also been temporarily closed, as well as 11 stores in Selangor and Kedah, 10 stores in Terengganu, 10 stores in Pahang, 9 stores in Perak, 6 stores went. 2 stores in Perlis, 2 stores in Malacca, 5 stores in Penang, 3 stores in Kuala Lumpur, 2 stores in Sarawak and 1 store in Sabah have been closed.