Malay Rulers at Istana Negara for special meeting (updated)

  • Nation
  • Friday, 28 Feb 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: Malay Rulers have arrived at Istana Negara here to meet the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah.

The Johor palace motorcade was seen entering main entrance gate of the Istana Negara at 9.30am on Friday (Feb 28).

Selangor's Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah and his entourage arrived at the Istana Negara at about 10.50am.

At about 10.55am Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) chief Tan Sri Affendi Buang and Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador arrived.

Kelantan was represented by Tengku Mahkota Kelantan Dr Tengku Muhammad Faiz Petra, who arrived at 11.09am.

The official car the Raja of Perlis was seen entering at 11.10am followed by Regent of Pahang Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah Al-Sultan Abdullah at 11.15am.

Soon after, the Kedah's Sultan Sallehuddin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah arrived followed by the official car of the Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan, Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir.

Sultan of Terengganu's official car later arrived at 11.24am and was followed by the Sultan of Perak's motorcade.

Heavy police presence could be seen at the vicinity of the palace.

In an unprecedented move, Sultan Abdullah met almost all MPs over two days to determine who commands the confidence of the majority in Parliament.

The media has been keeping watch outside Istana Negara since news broke about the collapse of the Pakatan Harapan government on Sunday (Feb 23).

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