Declaring public holiday for all FTs today comes under fire

Declaring public holiday for all FTs today comes under fire

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3/12/2021 2:41:00 AM

Declaring public holiday for all FTs today comes under fire

PETALING JAYA: The decision to declare today a public holiday for all Federal Territories following KL City FC’s victory in the Malaysia Cup has come under fire from various quarters.

“It’s thrown our specialist professional exams, clinics and operating theatre schedules all helter-skelter,” said the World Health Organisation (WHO) Science Council member on Twitter.Dr Adeeba, who was a Universiti Malaya Professor of Infectious Diseases and a former dean of its Faculty of Medicine, said the holiday was not needed.

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“In my humble opinion, we don’t need this, especially at a time when we have so much catching up to do as a result of Covid-19,” she said.Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Dr Shahidan Kassim had declared a public holiday for all Federal Territories today following KL City FC’s win over Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) in the Malaysia Cup final on Wednesday.

Bangi Member of Parliament Ong Kian Ming said the sudden declaration was irresponsible, socially and economically disruptive.He said businesses conducting transactions with government offices would have to delay these to next week, resulting in lost time and productivity. headtopics.com

Netizens also greeted the declaration with complaints that it was a waste to declare a public holiday over such a small event.“Many love to makan gaji and ‘berholiday’. On the other hand, many might lose one day’s pay while just recovering from no work during the lockdown,” said Facebook user Yiu King Ng.

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“Haven’t we had enough holidays? KL is our commercial centre. Putrajaya is our administrative centre,” pointed out Ramli Osman. Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan had since clarified that the additional public holiday was not a paid holiday under the Employment Act.

However, Saravanan encouraged the private sector to give a paid holiday.Meanwhile, Shahidan said the decision to declare the holiday was referred to the Prime Minister and the Chief Secretary to the Government.“And the decision was made. I only announced it,” he said while winding up the Supply Bill 2022 (Budget 2022) at the committee level for his ministry in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday.

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Happy Holidays KL folks.. Country's economic well being in the pandemic trying times is secondary..celebrating the Win in the 'school boy' soccer league is urgent. Kelantan '12 (Pakatan Rakyat) Selangor '15 GE14 (2 days) Johor '19 And there could be many more sudden holidays like this before. They can do it but others can't. PAKATAN HIPOKRIT.

FT need progressv leaders, inclng Ministers...not old-style-regressiv ppl, coming fm far off places, which were dished out lately. Fire away TrustNoOne this is ridiculous. Bodo lah..... apa masalah nk bagi cuti. Muhammad Qasim telah melihat dalam banyak mimpi bagaimana Islam dan umatnya akan bangkit kembali di seluruh dunia. Ini juga terdapat dalam banyak hadis Nabi Muhammad SAW, dan ramalan yang dibuat oleh Mufti Islam yang popular. Muhammad Qasim Dreams -

Friday holiday in FTs not a paid holiday according to Employment ActGovt, however, is urging employers to give a paid holiday anyway. 😂😂 Seriously, if declare PH, meaning is a paid holiday. Can u all get urself together and so something good? Such a big cabinet, all useless. Sebenarnya holiday itu bukanya holiday macam biasa, dia holiday special yang kena pergi kerja jika tak nak tolak gaji. Faham? Macam burger ramli *special* tu

Friday holiday in FTs not a paid holiday according to Employment ActGovt, however, is urging employers to give a paid holiday anyway. 😂😂 Seriously, if declare PH, meaning is a paid holiday. Can u all get urself together and so something good? Such a big cabinet, all useless. Sebenarnya holiday itu bukanya holiday macam biasa, dia holiday special yang kena pergi kerja jika tak nak tolak gaji. Faham? Macam burger ramli *special* tu

Saravanan encourages FT companies to give paid public holiday tomorrow | The Malaysian InsightSaravanan encourages FT companies to give paid public holiday tomorrow i'm sure because of this, the owners and bosses must be thinking how to retrench staff. after all, they claim no money all the time, right or not? Abolish irrelevant useless FT ministry. Bodoh.

FT minister defends public holiday, points to overwhelming support on FBPARLIAMENT | Kok questions Shahidan's move stating not everyone is a football fan. Stupid move! People work to feed their families, unlike UMNO like DShahidanKassim sex maniac that lived comfortably from project/tender commissions… clueless

Defending FT sudden public holiday, minister says ‘greatly pressured’ by KL folks after Malaysia Cup win | Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 — After criticism over his sudden public holiday announcement for the Federal Territories, its minister Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim today claimed he had proposed it to the prime minister after he was “greatly pressured” by Kuala Lumpur residents. The Arau MP also defended... Go get a job that suits your school results Lol...what a lame excuse.. public holiday for winning the Cup which is like a school league? In bolehland, lack of intelligence is the greatest skill on display.

Shahidan’s public holiday declaration politically irresponsible, says Bangi MP | The Malaysian InsightOng Kian Ming says FT minister's move will cause companies millions in unplanned output losses.