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Johor Declares Additional Aidilfitri Public Holiday On May 2nd

Source: Bernama News Agency (Johor Baru)
Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Most recent follow-up news item: May 1, 2022

The Mentri Besar of Malaysia's state of Johor, Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi, has announced that the government of Johor had declared May 2nd, 2022, as a state public holiday for "all government-linked companies and private companies in the state".

The May 1st Labour Day public holiday was not to be automatically be compensated with a May 2nd public holiday in the states of Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, and Terengganu, leaving May 2nd as an isolated working day between May 1st and the May 3-4 Hari Raya Aidilfitri public holidays (2021-06-15).

Recall that, a decade ago, Johor joined the Malaysian states of Kedah, Kelantan, and Terengganu, to also observe a Friday/Saturday weekend (2013-11-23).

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