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World Malaysian King to Consult Royal Rulers on Government Proposals

09:16  24 october  2020
09:16  24 october  2020 Source:   bloomberg.com

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The Conference of Rulers in Malaysia is a council comprising the nine rulers of the Malay states, and the governors or Yang di-Pertua Negeri of the other four states. It was officially established by Article 38 of the Constitution of Malaysia , and is the only such institution in the world

Malaysia ’s nine Malay state rulers elect the king among themselves through a rotational monarchy, with each term lasting for five years. They held a meeting on Monday to decide the next steps for electing the new monarch, according to the statement published by Bernama. Mahathir’s had a thorny

(Bloomberg) -- Malaysia’s king will meet with the country’s other royal leaders to discuss proposals by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, with media reports saying the government plans to declare a state of emergency to try to control the coronavirus pandemic.

The king understands the need for continuity in the country’s administration to combat the threat of Covid-19, the palace said in a statement on Saturday. He called for patience for a decision on the proposals, it said.

Ahmad Shah of Pahang wearing a hat: Malaysia Crowns Pahang Ruler as New King in Traditional Ceremony © Bloomberg Malaysia Crowns Pahang Ruler as New King in Traditional Ceremony

Malaysia's king, Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad, in 2019.

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Malaysia 's royal families will elect a king Thursday after the last monarch abdicated following his reported marriage to a Russian ex-beauty queen, with a Malaysia is a constitutional monarchy, with a unique arrangement where the national throne changes hands every five years between rulers of the

Malaysia 's nine royal households take turns to provide a king , who is chosen through a vote in a Council of Rulers , made In June, the government and palace faced a near two-week impasse over a plan to appoint someone how was not from the majority ethnic Malay community as attorney-general.

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Nine of the states of Malaysia are constitutionally headed by traditional Malay rulers , collectively referred to as the Malay states. In Perak, the throne rotates among three branches of the royal family loosely based on agnatic seniority. the head of government of his state, known as Menteri Besar (pl.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Malaysia 's Conference of Rulers will meet on Thursday to decide which one of the He oversaw May's historic change in government and used his powers to pardon prominent politician The Yang di-Pertuan Agong translates roughly as " King of Kings " and the country's royal

The government agreed at a special Cabinet meeting Friday that declaring a state of emergency would halt any attempts to politically destabilize the government, allowing it to focus on containing the outbreak, The Star reported Saturday.

Parliament wouldn’t sit during an emergency and laws would be enacted through ordinance by the king, the report said, citing people it didn’t identify. A condition for the measure is that curfews and martial law wouldn’t be imposed, and economic activities could proceed as normal, the report said.

Malaysia's Anwar Meets King in Bid to Form New Government © Bloomberg Malaysia's Anwar Meets King in Bid to Form New Government

Anwar Ibrahim leaves the Istana Negara palace in Kuala Lumpur on Oct. 13.

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Malaysia ’s royals prepared on Monday to pick a new king to replace Sultan Muhammad V, who Malaysia is a constitutional monarchy, with a unique arrangement where the throne changes hands every five years between rulers of the country’s nine states headed by centuries-old Islamic royalty .

Malaysia 's king , Sultan Muhammad, has abdicated after just two years on the throne. He married former Miss Moscow Moscow Oksana Voevodina, in November who is 24 years his junior, but no reason was given for cutting short his five-year term.

Muhyiddin in March emerged as the country’s leader, heading an unwieldy bloc with a majority of only a few lawmakers that has led to constant speculation about the government’s possible collapse. Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Oct. 13 said he had the backing of more than 120 of Malaysia’s 222 MPs, and urged the prime minister to resign.

Malaysia registered a record 871 new cases last Sunday, and has ordered around 1 million people to work from home in a bid to tighten movement controls in Kuala Lumpur and several states. It reported 710 infections Friday and has 214 deaths in total.

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Malaysia's king wins plaudits during political storm .
Malaysia's king wins plaudits during political stormKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Frustrated with a months-long political power struggle during the coronavirus pandemic, Malaysians have praised King Al-Sultan Abdullah for rejecting Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's request on Sunday to impose emergency rule.

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