PM Anwar announces public holiday on Monday

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PM Anwar announces public holiday on Monday

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, who was sworn in as the nation’s 10th prime minister this evening, said this was a promise he made to Malaysians that he wanted to keep. — Reuters pic

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By Soo Wern Jun

Thursday, 24 Nov 2022 9:43 PM MYT

KAJANG, Nov 24 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, in his first press conference, has announced that next Monday will be a public holiday.

Anwar, who was sworn in as the nation’s 10th prime minister this evening, said this was a promise he made to Malaysians that he wanted to keep.

“The ringgit has been strengthened, so has Bursa (Malaysia), so with this I want to announce then tomorrow will not be a public holiday, but a public holiday will be replaced the follow Monday.

“I told the Chief Secretary to the Government and the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, I have made this promise for Monday, but matters were not settled, so now it’s settled,” Anwar said.

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