30 July Is A Public Holiday For The Agong's Coronation

The public holiday is for Peninsular Malaysia and Labuan.

Cover image via Malay Mail

30 July has been declared a public holiday in conjunction with the coronation of Yang di-Pertuan Agong (YDPA) Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah

Image via Malay Mail

The Chief Secretary to the Government Datuk Seri Ismail Bakar confirmed that the nation will have a public holiday on the last Tuesday of the month, The Star reported.

The additional public holiday was made under Section 8 of the Holidays Act 1951 for Peninsular Malaysia and Labuan

Ismail said that the state government of Sabah and Sarawak could take action based on its own state laws.

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