Perak Sultan chairs meeting of conference of rulers

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, chaired the 249th meeting of the Conference of Rulers yesterday at Istana Negara.

The two-day meeting which began yesterday was attended by all the Malay Rulers except for the Sultans of Pahang and Kelantan.

The Regent of Pahang, Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, represented the Sultan of Pahang while the Regent of Kelantan, Dr Tengku Muhammad Fa-iz Petra, represented the Sultan of Kelantan.

The Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah (L) with Keepers of the Royal Seal Tan Sri Syed Danial Syed Ahmad at the 249th Conference of the Rulers Council at Istana Negara. – BERNAMA

At yesterday’s meeting, which began at 10.30am, the Malay Rulers were accompanied by the respective menteris besar while the Yang Dipertuas Negeri of Penang, Sabah and Melaka were accompanied by the respective chief ministers.

The Yang Dipertua Negeri of Sarawak, Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud, was accompanied by Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan.

The Yang Di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, is scheduled to attend the meeting today.