Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal, Tan Sri Syed Danial Syed Ahmad, in a statement today, announced that Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar, the Sultan of Johor, has been selected as the 17th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, while Perak’s Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah will be the Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, who launched the WQ Park Health and Rehabilitation Centre in Indera Mahkota, Kuantan, yesterday, hopes that more centres will be opened in the country to treat Malaysians from all walks of life.
Malaysia’s Yang di-Pertuan Agong, in his Royal Address in Parliament on Monday, red-carded politicians for the protracted political imbroglio during his reign as King. However, it remains to be seen if the politicians truly understand the Ruler’s views.
Political analyst Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk believes Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s upcoming budget announcement will go a long way in strengthening his position in the so-called ‘unity government’.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah visited several locations in Kuala Lumpur last night and earlier today to check on the flood situation and the victims.
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad believes the setting up of a National Operations Council is the way forward, but doubts Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will suggest this to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong ahead of a meeting among Malay rulers on June 16.
Pahang Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission investigates land encroachment by durian farmers in Raub.
Wise words from Yang di Pertuan Agong Al Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah serve as reminder and encouragement to never give up.