Agong attends royal banquet at Istana Negara


  • Nation
  • Monday, 24 Apr 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Sultan Muhammad V (pic) attended a royal banquet held in conjunction with his installation as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong at the Istana Negara here.

Apart from the Malay Rulers, the dinner on Monday was also attended by the Sultan of Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.

Also present were Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Cabinet ministers, foreign ambassadors and senior government officials.

During the event, His Majesty and the guests were entertained with songs from Datuk Siti Nurhaliza, Datuk Jamal Abdillah and Datuk Andre Goh who were backed by the Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) orchestra, a dikir barat performance led by Halim Yazid and cultural dance performances by the children of Permata Seni and the National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN).

Sultan Muhammad V, 47, ascended the throne as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong to replace Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah whose term as the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong ended on Dec 12, 2016.  - Bernama

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