KUALA LUMPUR: The Sultan of Terengganu, Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin ibni AlMarhum Sultan Mahmud AlMuktafi Billah Shah was elected the 13th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
The five-year term will be effective from Dec 13, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said in a statement on Friday.
He will succeed present Yang diPertuan Agong, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail of Perlis.
Abdullah said the Conference of Rulers, at its 208th meeting on Friday also agreed to proclaim the Sultan of Kedah, Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah ibni AlMarhum Sultan Badlishah as the Timbalan Yang di-Pertuan Agong, also for a five-year term, with effect from the same date.
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