Queen made IIUM chancellor


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 23 Nov 2019

Proud moment: Tunku Azizah is the first woman to be appointed to the post. — Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah has been proclaimed the Constitutional Head (Chancellor) of the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).

The instrument of appointment was read out and presented to Her Majesty yesterday by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at IIUM in Gombak in conjunction with the university’s 35th convocation today.

Tunku Azizah, 59, is the first woman to be appointed to the post.

She received her credentials as the new chancellor from Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik at Istana Negara last June.

The appointment is for a term of five years from April 12,2019.

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