Putrajaya declares July 30 public holiday for Agong’s installation

Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Almarhum Sultan Iskandar are pictured at Parliament March 11, 2019. — Picture by Firdaus Latif
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Almarhum Sultan Iskandar are pictured at Parliament March 11, 2019. — Picture by Firdaus Latif

KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 — The federal government has declared an additional public holiday on July 30 for peninsular Malaysia and the federal territory of Labuan.

Chief Secretary Datuk Seri Ismail Bakar said the public holiday is in conjunction with the installation ceremony of Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

He added that the governments of Sabah and Sarawak may declare public holidays in their respective states based on their own laws.

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