Un­recorded leave for Kaa­matan, Gawai fes­ti­vals

New Straits Times - - News -

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

The Prime Min­is­ter’s Of­fice, in a state­ment yes­ter­day, said Prime Min­is­ter Datuk Seri Na­jib Razak had agreed to it.

The state­ment said it was hoped 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, and Gawai on June 1 and 2.

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