Sultan Nazrin to perform King’s duties in his absence

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  • Saturday, 03 Nov 2018

In charge for now: Sultan Nazrin Shah signing the instrument of declaration on his exercising the functions of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong at the Istana Hinggap Perak in Kuala Lumpur.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, will exercise the functions of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong from Friday until Dec 31.

Sultan Nazrin Shah, who is the Deputy 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 Deputy 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 on his exercising the functions of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong at the Istana Hinggap Perak here yesterday.

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.

Comptroller of the Royal Household for Istana Negara, Datuk Pengelola Bijaya Diraja Datuk Wan Ahmad Dahlan Ab Aziz, officially announced in a statement that Sultan Muhammad V was resting following treatment. — Bernama

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