Special holiday for all public schools on polling day

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 10 Apr 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: All public schools in the country will be given a "special event holiday" (cuti peristiwa khas) on May 9, Wednesday, in conjunction with polling day for GE14.

This was announced by Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid.

He said 6,941 schools will be used as polling centres on that day.

"The holiday is for all schools only. It will be a working day for the state education departments and district education offices," he said at a press conference, after opening the a national conference of school principals here Tuesday.

Also present was Education director-general Datuk Dr Amin Senin.

The Election Commission on Tuesday announced the dates for the 14th General Election, with nomination set for April 28, early voting for May 5 and polling for May 9. - Bernama

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