NEW KING TO BE ELECTED

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

PETALING JAYA: The Con­fer­ence of Rulers is ex­pected to elect the 15th Yang di-Per­tuan Agong to­day. The cur­rent King, Sul­tan of Kedah Tuanku Ab­dul Halim Mu’adzam Shah, will be end­ing his five-year term on Dec 12. Sul­tan Muham­mad V of Ke­lan­tan is the next in line. The Yang di-Per­tuan Agong is cho­sen af­ter the nine state rulers in the con­fer­ence cast their votes in a se­cret bal­lot. If the can­di­date re­ceives five votes or more, he will of­fi­cially be the next Yang di-Per­tuan Agong.

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