Civil servants of Grade 54 and below will receive a one-off payment of RM500 by the end of this year, announced Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng at Dewan Rakyat today, 2 November
Government retirees will also receive RM250 by December 2018
Lim said that the government is concerned for retired civil servants, especially those whose pension is below RM1,000 a month.
Over RM1 billion has been allocated for this payment, he added during the Budget 2019 announcement today.
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