All Male Civil Servants In Kelantan Will Start Wearing Songkok To Work On Thursdays
The Kelantan government has declared that all male civil servants in the state are required to wear songkok to work every Thursday
Usually only worn during formal occasions such as weddings and funerals, or the festive holidays, the decision to don the traditional Malay cap once a week was made by the state government during its executive councillors meeting on 6 November.
According to New Straits Times, the directive was finally issued by the state secretary office on 19 December, signed by the deputy Datuk Tengku Azmi Tengku Jaafar, and is set to be effective today, 26 December.
The new directive affects the 5,000 men working at the state administration office in Darulnaim Complex and other local government offices