Sultan Muhammad V installed as King amid pomp and splendour

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Traditional drums and music were instrumental in marking the key proceedings of the installation of Sultan Muhammad V as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

The Gendang Besar Diraja Kelantan, a traditional music ensemble formed by the new King’s grandfather – were flown in to Istana Negara to play a total of four tunes to signal each instrumental process of the deeply traditional ceremony.

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