Agong cancels birthday celebrations, returns funds to govt

Breaking News August 31, 2018 17:06

By The Star
Asia News Network

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PETALING JAYA: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V on Thursday (Aug 30) cancelled the Sept 9 official birthday celebrations and the royal tea reception.



"His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V expresses his gratitude to the Government who had planned the official events in conjunction with His official birthday celebration for 2018," the statement read.

The statement however continued to state that the other events in conjunction with the Agong's birthday will go on as planned.

 

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