On the Saturday, 25th June 2005 was the last working Saturday for public servant in Malaysia. Earlier in the year the Government of Malaysia have announced that public services will adopt a 5-day working week. The Department celebrate this memorial day with a tea-party. The staff of the department together with candidates of the Master of Public Health and Master of Medical Science in Public Health was there for the celebration.
“This Saturday as a working day is an historic occassion for us in the public service. It is the last one and after this there will be no more official working Saturdays. It will all become an historical event to tell your grandchildren of how you slogged on Saturdays”Dato S.Noor Ghani