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GENERAL

Raja of Perlis Cancels 78th Birthday Celebration

09/04/2021 01:28 AM

 KANGAR, April 8  (Bernama) -- The Raja of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Jamalulail, has announced the cancellation of his 78th birthday celebration on July 17.

The Perlis state government, in a statement, said the Ruler consented to the cancellation after taking into account the current COVID-19 situation.

“His Majesty took note of the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic which is still dangerous to hold a celebration event such as his birthday,” the statement said.

Tuanku Syed Sirajudin made the same decision last year when the country was hit in the first wave of COVID-19.

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