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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