Extra Raya day off on Sunday for Johor civil servants


JOHOR BARU: State civil servants will get a day off on July 10 if Hari Raya Aidilfitri is declared on July 6, the Menteri Besar, Mohamed Khaled Nordin, announced last night.

The Federal Government has declared an extra day off on July 8 if Hari Raya is on Wednesday (July 6), but not if it fell on Tuesday.

Mohamed Khaled, at a breaking of fast with members of the media, said: “In respect of the public holiday declared by the Federal Government, I am pleased to announce the Johor state government will also take the same approach in giving a public holiday.

“Thus, the holiday that falls on Friday, July 8, will be brought to Sunday, July 10,” he said.

Johor’s weekend is on Friday and Saturday.