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PUBLIC HOLIDAY- YEAR 2021
NO. HOLIDAY APPLICABLE TO DAY Date
1 ***Chinese New Year Malaysia Friday & Saturday 12 & 13 February
2 Mother’s Language Day Bangladesh Sunday 21 February
3 Birthday of the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh Bangladesh Wednesday 17 March
4 Bengali New Year Bangladesh Wednesday 14 April
5 **Labour Day Malaysia Friday 1 May
6 *Eid ul-Fitr Malaysia/Bangladesh Thursday & Friday 13 & 14 May
7 Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Malaysia Monday 7 June
8 *Eid ul-Adha Malaysia/Bangladesh Tuesday & Wednesday 20 & 21 July
9 Awal Muharram (MaalHijrah) Malaysia Tuesday 10 August
10 Ashura Day Bangladesh Thursday 19 August
11 National Day Malaysia Tuesday 31 August
12 Malaysia Day Malaysia Thursday 16 September
13 Maulidur-Rasul Malaysia Tuesday 19 October
14 Deepavali Malaysia Thursday 4 November
15 Victory Day Bangladesh Thursday 16 December
16 **Christmas Day Malaysia/Bangladesh Saturday 25 December
Note:
* Subject to change
*** Should a holiday falls on the weekend, the following working day shall be observed as a holiday. If that day is a public holiday, the following working day shall be observed as a holiday.

To also note the following Public Holidays:

– Bangladesh – Independence Day (Friday, 26 March)
– Bangladesh – Durga Puja (Friday, 15 October)
– Malaysia – Wesak Day (Wednesday, 26 May)

High Commission of Malaysia
Dhaka, Bangladesh