EVERYONE knows that Kedah is the Jelapang Padi or “rice bowl” of Malaysia, but few are familiar with the state’s foray into technology-based activities.
AS the Supreme Head of the Federation of Malaysia, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong is a constitutional monarch and acts in accordance with the advice of the Cabinet or of a minister acting under the general authority of the Cabinet.
YANG di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, the Sultan of Kedah, will be celebrating his birthday for the eighth time as a monarch (including the five occasions during his first term as the Agong from 1970 to 1975).
SPORTS have always held a special place in the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah’s, heart.
HUMBLE, soft spoken, simple and most importantly, a people person ... these are just few of the many ways to describe Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah.
THE Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah is an active and compassionate King who is living proof that age is no hindrance to keeping a punishing pace for the people.
THE official birthday of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong each year is commemorated by the impressive display of the Trooping the Colour ceremony, which will be carried out steeped in tradition.
THE Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Al-Sultan Almu’tasimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah enjoys watching P. Ramlee movies.
THE Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah hails from one of the oldest reigning royal households in the world.
THE Istana Negara, which serves as the official residence of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and Raja Permaisuri Agong, has seen many royal ceremonies, official events and receptions hosting world leaders, with the latest being US president Barack Obama.
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