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Published: Friday May 30, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Friday May 30, 2014 MYT 8:56:59 AM

Najib breaks China trip to pay last respects

Paying respects: Najib and Rosmah expressing condolences on the demise of Sultan Azlan. - Bernama

Paying respects: Najib and Rosmah expressing condolences on the demise of Sultan Azlan. - Bernama

KUALA KANGSAR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak interrupted his official six-day visit to China to pay his respects to the late Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah.

Najib arrived with his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor at the Balairong Seri (Throne Room) of Istana Iskandariah, Bukit Chandan, here, at 9am yesterday.

They left to resume their visit to China later yesterday.

The visit coincides with the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Malaysia and China.

The Prime Minister, who was in black traditional Malay attire, also met members of the Perak royal household to express his condolences on the demise of Sultan Azlan Shah. — Bernama

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Tags / Keywords: Nation, Family & Community, Sultan of Perak, demise

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