Sultan Nazrin to perform King's duties in his absence

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, will exercise the functions of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong from Friday (Nov 2) to Dec 31.

Sultan Nazrin Shah, who is the Timbalan Yang di-Pertuan Agong, will exercise the functions in the absence of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, who will be resting following treatment during that period.

Article 33 of the Federal Constitution provides for the Timbalan Yang di-Pertuan Agong to perform the duties of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in the absence of His Majesty.

Sultan Nazrin Shah signed an instrument of declaration to discharge the duties of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong at the Istana Hinggap Perak here Friday.

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had earlier read out the instrument of declaration.

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Chief Secretary to the Government Datuk Seri Ismail Bakar and Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum were also present. - Bernama

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