The state of Kedah has declared Thursday, October 26, 2006, a public holiday. As such, civil servants in Kedah, whose weekend is on Friday, will work as usual on Monday, October 23, 2006.
Kedah made the decision to allow the people more time to celebrate Aidilfitri that is expected to fall on Oct 24 (Tuesday), and to allow the people to have a longer break from Oct 24 to Oct 28.
This follows the earlier decisions by the Federal Government of Malaysia and of the State of Terengganu (05-Oct-2006) and by the Association of Banks in Malaysia (11-Oct-2006).
Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
• Malaysia bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
bank holidays and public holidays news updates (October 2006)
Malaysia 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Malaysia 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Malaysia 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Malaysia 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
Malaysia 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
• 2006-10-11: Malaysia Bank Holiday On October 23
• 2006-10-05: Malaysia Declares Public Holiday Due To Conjunction Of Deepavali and Hari Raya Aidilfitri