Malaysia’s new king Sultan Abdullah’s coronation ceremony

Malaysia's new king Sultan Abdullah and his queen, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah

Malaysia’s new king Sultan Abdullah and his queen, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah

Kuala Lumpur… News Time

Malaysia’s new King Abdullah Sultan has emphasized the need for ethnic unity in the country during his ceremonial coronation. Abdullah Sultan hails from Pahang (Central Pahang, Malaysia) and he became the 16th king of the country under the unique royal system of inland throne of the kingdoms of Malaysia.Tuesday was a double happy day for him and his 59th birthday is also celebrated. He was elected the new Malaysian ruler in January. Then Sultan Muhammad V, from Kelantan, the northeastern state of Malaysia, suddenly resigned from his post. He had been king of Malaysia for only two years.

It is important to note that the rulers of the nine states belonging to the Malay race have repeatedly become the rulers of the country for 5, 5 years. Malaysia is the only country in the world where such a system has been practiced since British independence in 1957. In his speech on the occasion of his coronation, Sultan Abdullah warned the sowers of ethnic hatred in the country. He said that anyone who ignited the fire of racial hatred would not only blaze himself but the whole village. He said that unity and national harmony are the pillars of the country’s solidarity. Therefore, it should be avoided to spread misunderstandings on the basis of ethnicity and not take up issues which could jeopardize national unity and harmony.

Malaysia’s new Sultan Abdullah expressed confidence in Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad’s government, saying it was capable of tackling the economic and social challenges it faces. On this occasion, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammed acknowledged the events of ethnic tension in his speechand said that the government has set up an advisory body to strengthen ethnic unity. He said the government would strengthen efforts to strengthen the country’s economy and fight corruption. And will ensure that no one is above the law.

The coronation ceremony of Sultan Abdullah was held at the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur. It was also attended by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei and Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi. Sultan Abdullah is from the UK. He is a leading sports personality in the world and is a member or head of several global sports organizations. He is a council member of the Governing Body of the FIFA World Federation and president of the Asian Hockey Federation. He is a member of the Executive Board of the International Hockey Federation. They married a former Russian queen Hassan in November last year, but they recently reportedly divorced the 25-year-old woman.

It should be noted that 60% of Malaysia’s 30 million populations are ethnic Malay Muslims. About 30% of the country’s population is ethnic Chinese and Indian.The kings of the country play the role of traditional guardian. He is considered the patron of Islam and the Malay tradition. He heads the government and the armed forces because the administrative powers are with the prime minister and the parliament. However, approval of the king of dissolution of parliament is necessary for all laws, cabinet appointments and new general elections. They also have the power to pardon criminals.


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