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Pahang Public Holidays

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The Sultan of Pahang’s Birthday is one of the public holidays unique to this state. The Sultan of Pahang’s Birthday is celebrated as a public holiday on October 24 each year. Businesses and offices are closed for the day in order to celebrate the Sultan’s birthday.

The current Sultan of Pahang is Ahmad Shah whose actual birthday is April 26. He succeeded his father as sultan in 1974 although his election was controversial since he was at odds with the current prime minister.

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