Admirable diplomatic skills

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  • Saturday, 09 Sep 2017

Sultan Muhammad V hosted a dinner for Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito at Istana Negara in April this year during Prince Naruhito’s five-day official visit to Malaysia. The visit coincided with the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Malaysia-Japan bilateral relations. — Bernama

THE Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V has strong diplomatic skills that are crucial in maintaining Malaysia’s cordial ties with the countries around the world.

His Majesty graduated in diplomatic studies and Islamic studies at St Cross College, Oxford, and Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies in Britain. He also studied diplomatic relations and business administration at Huron University College in London, besides taking a diplomatic relations course at the Deutsche Stiftung Internationale Entwicklung in Berlin and European business administration at the European Business School in London.

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