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Sarawak Governor's Birthday

Sarawak Governor’s Birthday 2021, 2022 and 2023

In the Malaysian state of Sarawak, the Governor’s Birthday is observed as a public holiday.

YearDateDayHolidayStates
20219 OctSatSarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak
20228 OctSatSarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak
202314 OctSatSarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak
202412 OctSatSarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

Sarawak is one of only a handful of states in Malaysia not headed by royalty. Instead these states have a governor appointed by the monarch of Malaysia. The governor’s title in Malay is “Yang di-Pertua Negeri”.

Since 2014, the governor of Sarawak has been Abdul Taib Mahmud. Abdul Taib was in his late seventies when appointed governor. He was previously Sarawak’s Chief Minister for more than three decades.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHolidayStates
202010 OctSatSarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak
201912 OctSatSarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak
201813 OctSatSarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak
20179 SepSatSarawak Governor's Birthday Sarawak