KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah yesterday joined the 257th Meeting of the Conference of Rulers at Istana Negara.The two-day meeting, which began on Wednesday, was chaired by the Sultan of Kedah, Al Aminul Karim Sultan Sallehuddin Sultan Badlishah.
Also in attendance were the Sultan of Terengganu Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin, Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah and Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir.
Pahang Regent Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah Sultan Abdullah, Tengku Mahkota of Kelantan Tengku Dr Muhammad Faiz Petra Sultan Ismail Petra and Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail also attended the meeting.
Also present were the Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Penang, Melaka, Sabah and Sarawak, reported Bernama.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob also attended the meeting.
The Malay Rulers were accompanied by the respective mentris besar while the governors were accompanied by the chief ministers, except for Sarawak which sent a deputy chief minister.
The last meeting of the Conference of Rulers was held on Feb 19 and 20, 2020, and was chaired by Sultan Nazrin Shah.