Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob special Aidilfitri aid civil servants retirees
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob

By Muhammad Azizul Osman

KUALA LUMPUR – The government announced the RM500 special Aidilfitri financial aid for all civil servants under the Grade of 56.

According to the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, the cash aid will also be given to all contract staff, daily part-time staff and those appointed under MySTEP.

“The announcement of the Special Aidilfitri Cash Aid is announced earlier this year as the government is concerned in helping them make early planning and preparations for the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration.

“This gift is also in appreciation of the contributions and sacrifices of the civil servants in carrying out their duties and services to Keluarga Malaysia,” said Ismail Sabri in a statement today.

Meanwhile, the government also agreed to give RM250 in special aid to Government Retirees.

According to Ismail Sabri, the payment will be made together with their April salary on 25 April.

“The special aid involves an allocation of RM923 million and it will benefit more than two million civil servants and retirees,” Ismail Sabri added. -MalaysiaGazette