PETALING JAYA: Civil servants and government retirees will today receive their special payment that was announced in Budget 2018.
Civil servants will receive the first payment of RM1,000 today and RM500 during Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Government pensioners will receive RM500 today and RM250 during Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today tweeted: "Insya-Allah, the first special payment of RM1,000 for civil servants and RM500 for pensioners as announced in #Budget2018 will be paid on January 8. Hopefully they will benefit from it."
The special payment was announced during Budget 2018 which was tabled on Oct 27 last year.