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Malaysian Terengganu Public Holiday October 28

Source: Bernama News Agency (Kemaman)
Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The Chief Minister of the Government of Malaysia's state of Terengganu, Menteri Besar Datuk Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar, has announced that Sunday, October 28, 2018, would be a one-off non-working public holiday throughout Terengganu State, regardless if Terengganu wins or loses the Malaysia Cup final, on October 27, against Perak.

Sports-related state public holidays are not uncommon in Malaysia (2017-11-04, 2017-11-01, 2016-10-31, 2016-05-14, 2015-12-12, 2015-12-12, 2015-10-31, 2015-05-19, 2014-11-02, 2013-11-01, 2013-06-13, 2012-10-15, 2012-05-14, 2011-11-21, 2011-06-13, 2011-06-11, 2010-12-30, 2010-12-29, 2010-10-30, 2009-11-04,...).

The reason for the need to declare a Sunday, non-working, public holiday, is that in Malaysia's States of Kedah, Kelantan, and Terengganu, where the weekend has traditionally been observed on Friday/Saturday, joined by Johor, a few years ago (2013-11-23).

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