KUANTAN: The Pahang government will hand out a special Aidilfitri payment of RM600 to civil servants in grade 54 and below in the state.
Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail said this was an increase of RM100 from the RM500 given last year.
"The state finance office is now actively processing the payment which is expected to be implemented by May 24.
"This special payment once again proves the state government's financial capabilities, and I hope the recipients will use it well for their Hari Raya preparations," Wan Rosdy said in a statement.
The number of civil servants involved was about 8,000 people.