Sultan Abdullah sworn in as the new King

Published on 31 Jan 2019 3:13:13 PM

The Sultan of Pahang, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, inspected a guard of honour on Thursday during a ceremony held at the parliament courtyard before the Ruler was formally sworn in as Malaysia’s new king. Sultan Abdullah is taking over from former King Sultan Muhammad V, after he stepped down unexpectedly on Jan 6 after just two years on the throne.

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