THE Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, and Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim attended the third “Majlis Bersama Rakyat” at Arena Square in Teluk Intan on Wednesday, in conjunction with the Ruler’s enthronement ceremony as the Sultan of Perak XXXV.
Nearly 5,000 people arrived as early as 7.30pm to see them in person.
The royal couple arrived at 9.20pm and spent about five minutes shaking hands with the people before the ceremony started.
The ceremony, which began with the state anthem and prayer, also saw a traditional dance performance by the SK Hutan Melintang students and a vocal performance by the Royal Malaysian Navy.
Also present were Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir and wife Datin Seri Saripah Zulkifli.
Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Teluk Intan MP Datuk Mah Siew Keong were also present.
Meanwhile, in Ipoh, about 20,000 visitors are expected to attend the Tattoo demonstration in Perak Stadium tomorrow.
Commander of the Second Brigade Brigadier General Mohammad Ab Rahman at a press conference at the state Communication and Multimedia Ministry Integrated Complex said a total of 1,430 personnel from the Malaysian Armed Forces and the Royal Malaysian Police would take part in the performance. — Bernama