Unrecorded leave allowed for Kaamatan, Gawai


PUTRAJAYA: Effective this year, government servants born in Sabah, Sarawak and the Federal Territory of Labuan serving in Peninsular Malaysia are allowed to take one day of unrecorded leave for the Kaamatan and Gawai festivals.

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), in a statement today, said the matter had the agreement of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

The PMO expressed hope that the leave would enable these civil servants to celebrate the festivals with their families and the people of Sabah and Sarawak.

Kaamatan falls on May 30 and 31 while Gawai falls on June 1 and 2.