Queen speaks of Chinese lineage


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  • Sunday, 28 Jul 2019

Multilingual royal: Tunku Azizah says she can speak a bit of Cantonese and Hokkien.

PETALING JAYA: The Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, says she can trace her ancestry back to China’s Guangdong Province.

In a recent interview with Sin Chew Daily in conjunction with the upcoming installation ceremony of her husband, Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-­Mustafa Billah Shah, on July 30, Tunku Azizah said it was even possible to find the ancestral house and fourth-generation descendants.

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