Sultan Nazrin and Tuanku Zara arrive in Penang for two-day visit
Last Update: 27/12/2018
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 27 (Bernama) -- The Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Nazrin Shah, and Raja Permaisuri of Perak, Tuanku Zara Salim, flew in to Penang today to begin a two-day visit to the state.
Sultan Nazrin, who is the Sultan of Perak, and Tuanku Zara were welcomed at the Penang International Airport at 1.45 pm by Yang Dipertuan Negeri, Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas, and his wife, Toh Puan Majimor Shariff.
Also present was Penang Deputy Chief Minister 1, Datuk Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abdul Rahman.
The Mufti of Penang, Datuk Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor, said the ‘doa’ prayers soon after the arrival of Sultan Nazrin and Tuanku Zara.
The royal couple then left for Hotel Equatorial, Bayan Lepas, near here, before the evening’s function begins where they will have an audience with the Penang State Fatwa Committee members.
Tonight, Sultan Nazrin and Tuanku Zara will attend a banquet hosted by the state government, with Tun Abdul Rahman and Toh Puan Majimor also expected to be present.
Tomorrow, Sultan Nazrin will hand over a contribution of RM5,000 to the chairman of Masjid Jamek Sungai Gelugor after performing Friday prayers at the mosque before departing with Tuanku Zara for the federal capital.