KUALA LUMPUR – A total of 1.5 million civil servants will be receiving a Special Aid amounting to RM500 each on 18 December.
Minister of Finance Lim Guan Eng said, the special payment will benefit Federal Civil Servants ranked Grade 56 and below under the Management and Professional Group and the Enforcer Group. The payment will be given to both permanent and contract staff.
A special aid amounting to RM250 will also be paid out to the pensioners, including veterans and non-pensionable government retirees.
The special payment was announced during the tabling of Budget 2020 on 11 October.
“The payment will be made before the end of the year. This, among others, will be able to help parents prepare the school needs of their children in conjunction with the new school year.
“At the same time, the government will also be making a special payment of RM250 to 1 million pensioners including veterans and non-pensionable government retirees in appreciation for their contributions,” Guan Eng said in a statement today.
The government has allocated RM1 billion for the special payment. – MalaysiaGazette