PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has congratulated Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar for being chosen as the 17th Yang di-Pertuan Agong for a five-year term, effective Jan 31, 2024.
Dr Wee, who is Ayer Hitam MP in Johor, posted the message on his Facebook page on Saturday (Oct 28).
Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal Tan Sri Syed Danial Syed Ahmad in a statement said the election was held at the Special 263rd Meeting of the Conference of Rulers at Istana Negara on Friday (Oct 27).
Sultan Ibrahim will replace Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah whose reign will end on Jan 30 next year.
The Malay Rulers also elected the Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah as Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong for the same term.