ALOR SETAR, April 28 — The Kedah government today announced a special RM1,000 Aidilfitri assistance for all state civil servants.
Menteri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor said the aid involved an allocation of RM5.3 million and would benefit 5,300 state civil servants including contract workers.
“The contribution is given in appreciation of the services, sacrifices and hard work of all civil servants in the state,” he told reporters after chairing the state Exco meeting here.
He said the payment would be made before Aidilfitri, which is expected to fall on May 13.
In KUANTAN, Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail said 8,000 civil servants of all grades in Pahang will receive a RM1,000 aid for Aidilfitri.
He said the payment would be made on May 7 and would also benefit federal civil servants on Grade JUSA C and above who are serving in Pahang.
“The decision was made at the Pahang State Executive Council meeting this morning, based on the state’s financial capability and the government’s caring attitude towards the people including public servants,” he said in a statement.
Wan Rosdy hoped that statutory bodies and local authorities in Pahang can make a similar payment to their officers and staff.
In MELAKA, the state government today announced a special Aidilfitri aid of half-month salary or minimum of RM1,000 for its civil servants and RM250 for government pensioners.
Chief Minister Datuk Seri Sulaiman Md Ali said the aid will benefit 5,169 civil servants in the state.
“The payment will also be given to daily part-time and contract workers. It will be paid with the May salary on May 6 or before Raya,” he told a press conference at Seri Negeri.
In SEREMBAN, the Negeri Sembilan government also announced a special Aidilfitri aid of half a month’s salary or minimum RM1,000 to its 5,843 civil servants.
Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun said the payment, involving an allocation of RM9.9 million, would be made on May 3 to staff under the state government, local authorities and state statutory bodies.
“The decision was reached during the State Executive Council meeting last week, and we hope this incentive will further strengthen the civil servants’ commitment, passion and motivation to give their best for the state,” he told reporters after chairing the state Exco meeting today.