Public Holiday in Malaysia in 2022

Public Holiday in Malaysia in 2022

  How long until Public Holiday?
There are no upcoming dates for this event
  Dates of Public Holiday in Malaysia
2022 Nov 18, Nov 19, Nov 20, Nov 28
JohorMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
KedahMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
KelantanMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
Kuala LumpurMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
LabuanMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
MelakaMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
Negeri SembilanMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
PahangMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
PenangMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
PerakMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
PerlisMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
PutrajayaMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
SabahMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
SarawakMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
SelangorMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
TerengganuMon, Nov 28Regional Holiday
JohorSun, Nov 20Regional Holiday
KelantanSun, Nov 20Regional Holiday
JohorSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
KedahSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
KelantanSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
Kuala LumpurSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
LabuanSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
MelakaSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
Negeri SembilanSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
PahangSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
PenangSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
PerakSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
PerlisSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
PutrajayaSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
SabahSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
SelangorSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
TerengganuSat, Nov 19Regional Holiday
KedahFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
Kuala LumpurFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
LabuanFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
MelakaFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
Negeri SembilanFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
PahangFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
PenangFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
PerakFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
PerlisFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
PutrajayaFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
SabahFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
SarawakFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
SelangorFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
TerengganuFri, Nov 18Regional Holiday
2018 May 9, May 10, May 11
JohorFri, May 11Regional Holiday
KedahFri, May 11Regional Holiday
KelantanFri, May 11Regional Holiday
Kuala LumpurFri, May 11Regional Holiday
LabuanFri, May 11Regional Holiday
MelakaFri, May 11Regional Holiday
Negeri SembilanFri, May 11Regional Holiday
PahangFri, May 11Regional Holiday
PenangFri, May 11Regional Holiday
PerakFri, May 11Regional Holiday
PerlisFri, May 11Regional Holiday
PutrajayaFri, May 11Regional Holiday
SabahFri, May 11Regional Holiday
SelangorFri, May 11Regional Holiday
TerengganuFri, May 11Regional Holiday
JohorThu, May 10Regional Holiday
KedahThu, May 10Regional Holiday
KelantanThu, May 10Regional Holiday
Kuala LumpurThu, May 10Regional Holiday
LabuanThu, May 10Regional Holiday
MelakaThu, May 10Regional Holiday
Negeri SembilanThu, May 10Regional Holiday
PahangThu, May 10Regional Holiday
PenangThu, May 10Regional Holiday
PerakThu, May 10Regional Holiday
PerlisThu, May 10Regional Holiday
PutrajayaThu, May 10Regional Holiday
SabahThu, May 10Regional Holiday
SelangorThu, May 10Regional Holiday
TerengganuThu, May 10Regional Holiday
MalaysiaWed, May 9National Holiday
  Summary

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has declared November 28th has a public holiday.

  Which regions observe Public Holiday in 2022?
National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a public holiday Govt Holiday
  JohorNov 19, Nov 20, Nov 28
  KedahNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28
  KelantanNov 19, Nov 20, Nov 28
  Kuala LumpurNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28
  LabuanNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28
  MelakaNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28
  Negeri SembilanNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28
  PahangNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28
  PenangNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28
  PerakNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28
  PerlisNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28
  PutrajayaNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28
  SabahNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28
  SarawakNov 18, Nov 28
  SelangorNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28
  TerengganuNov 18, Nov 19, Nov 28

Monday November 28th 2022

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has declared November 28th has a public holiday.

Anwar said this during his first press conference after being sworn in as the country's premier this evening.

The crowd who were at Sungai Long Clubhouse to hear Anwar cheered as soon as the announcement was made.

“The ringgit has strengthened, and so has Bursa Malaysia, so with this, I want to announce that tomorrow (Friday November 25th) will not be a public holiday, but a public holiday will be declared for Monday,” he said.

15th General Election

Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has announced a holiday on November 18th and 19th 2022, in order to allow Malaysians to fulfil their responsibility to vote at the 15th general election (GE15). 

“The right to vote is a right guaranteed in the constitution and I don't want a single person to be prevented from voting," he said.

The 2022 Malaysian general election, formally the 15th Malaysian general election (GE15), is scheduled to be held on Saturday November 19th 2022 to elect the members of the Dewan Rakyat in the 15th Parliament of Malaysia

14th General Election

The Malaysian government has issued a statement declaring Wednesday May 9th 2018 as an additional public holiday, after the election commission designated the day as the polling day for the upcoming general election.

"The public holiday is to facilitate the Malaysian people to fulfill their obligations as voters," the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement.

Authorities had previously announced that the polling day would be Wednesday 9 May, the first time a general election has been held on a weekday since 1999. At that stage, it was intended that the day would remain a normal working day. Initially deputy home minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed had said that there is no need to declare the polling day a public holiday, as existing laws require employers to give their employees time off work to vote.

More than 120,000 people signed a petition asking the Malaysia King to declare May 9 a national holiday to make it easier for Malaysians to return to their hometowns to vote.

The eastern Borneo state of Sarawak, conducted its state election in 2017, but has also declared 9 May as a public holiday. "Following the announcement by the Election Commission that polling day for the 14th general election falls on Wednesday, May 9, the state government has decided that an additional public holiday be declared throughout Sarawak on that day to enable the rakyat to exercise their democratic rights to vote," the Chief Minister's Office said in a statement on Thursday (April 12).

Sabah government announced that May 9 will be an additional public holiday to allow the people there to cast their votes. State secretary Tan Sri Sukarti Wakiman in a statement said this was in line with the federal government declaring May 9 an additional public holiday.

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