Police ready for Royal send-off for 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, says IGP

A rehearsal was held on Sunday (Jan 28) for the sending off ceremony for the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah. - Photo: Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysia Police have made thorough preparations ahead of the sending off ceremony for the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on Tuesday (Jan 30).

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Razarudin Husain said the preparations included security and traffic control.

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He stated that the police escorts are prepared to carry out their duties on the designated roads along the route used for the ceremony.

"We've taken note (of the assignment) and have made thorough preparations and mobilised adequate personnel," he told Bernama.

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Kuala Lumpur police chief, Datuk Allaudeen Abdul Majid, is expected to issue a media statement on Monday (Jan 29) regarding the road closures involving the ceremony.

His Majesty's reign as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong ends on Jan 30.

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Al-Sultan Abdullah was installed as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Jan 31, 2019 to replace Sultan Muhammad V, who abdicated as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Jan 6 of that year. - Bernama

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