Civil servants to get RM500 special assistance on Dec 18

10 Dec 2019 / 17:20 H.

PUTRAJAYA: The special assistance of RM500 for civil servants at Grade 56 and below and the RM250 special payment for government pensioners, proposed in Budget 2020, will be paid on Dec 18, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix).

The special payment involved an allocation of RM1 billion, he said.

“The payment will be made before the end of the year to help parents prepare the school needs of their children,” he said in a statement today.

The special payment of RM500 will benefit 1.5 million civil servants while the special payment of RM250 would benefit one million pensioners, including non-pensionable veterans and government retirees. - Bernama

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