UUM ONLINE: Alor Setar, 30 April – UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak and his spouse, Datin Seri Norhayati Nazri were among the dignitaries present at the Proclamation Ceremony of the Sultanah of Kedah at Balairung Seri (the throne hall), Anak Bukit Palace, Alor Setar, today.
In a ceremony steeped in royal tradition, Sultanah Maliha Tengku Ariff was proclaimed as the new Sultanah of Kedah.
The instrument of proclamation was read by the Menteri Besar of Kedah, Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah before the Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Sallehuddin Sultan Badlishah.
Sultanah Maliha then extended her salutations to Sultan Sallehuddin as a 21-gun salute was fired outside the palace.
Translated by Nur Ida Faradilla binti Aziz
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