Malaysia's political crisis highlights crucial role of the King

A file picture of Sultan Abdullah giving his speech at the opening of the second session of the 14th Parliament on March 11, 2019. – Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The ongoing political crisis in the nation has brought to the fore the crucial role played by the institution of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

As supreme head of state, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah's intervention and the wisdom he exercised to seek a solution to the political crisis proved that the office of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong is not merely symbolic.

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