Thursday, 12 April 2012

14 Agong

Installation of the 14th Agong.

Event: Installation of the 14th Agong of Malaysia
Date: Wednesday, 11 April 2012
Venue: Old Istana Negara, KL
Protocol: Adat Istiadat Pertabalan SPBYD Agong

Name of Agong: Tuanku Abdul Halim
Consort: Tuanku Aminah (1st wife Tuanku Bahiyah deceased 2003)
PM: Datuk Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak (Pekan, Pahang)
DPM: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yasin (Johor)

Raja Perlis & wife: Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin & Tg Rashidah Tg Abdul Hamid (sister of Tg Anis of Kelantan)
Sultan Pahang & wife: Sultan Ahmad Shah & 2nd wife (1st wife deceased)
6th PM & wife: Datuk Mohd Najib & Datin Rosmah Mansur
5th PM & wife: Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi & Tun Jean
4th PM & wife?
Wife of 3rd PM?
Wife of 2nd PM?

Significance of event:
  1. This is the second time that Tuanku Abdul Halim ascends the throne as Agong. He is 84 years old.
  2. Previous Agong who also became Agong for a second time was Sultan Salahuddin (Selangor) and Tuanku Abdul Rahman (NS).
  3. A dinner banquet was held for all dignitaries.