King makes three-day visit to Singapore


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 24 Jan 2006

SINGAPORE: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail arrived here yesterday morning for a three-day visit at the invitation of Singapore President S.R. Nathan. 

The special aircraft carrying the King and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Fauziah Tengku Abdul Rashid touched down at Changi Airport at about 10.30am after a short flight from the Husein Sastranegara Airport in Bandung, Indonesia. 

The King had earlier made a six-day visit to Indonesia. 

WARM WELCOME: Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin, escorted by Nathan, inspecting the guard-of-honour during the welcoming ceremony atthe Istana in Singapore yesterday. — APpic

He was greeted by Singapore's Defence Minister Teo Chee Hean, who is also minister-in-attendance. 

From the airport, the royal couple were escorted by a motorcade to the Istana (the presidential palace) for the official welcoming ceremony. 

They were treated to a state banquet at the Istana last night. – Bernama  

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