JOHOR BAHRU – The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, granted an audience to PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim at Istana Pasir Pelangi here last night.
The Tunku Mahkota of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, also attended the audience. Also present was Anwar’s daughter Nurul Izzah, who is a PKR vice-president and the MP for Permatang Pauh.
Anwar was granted a full pardon and released from imprisonment on May 16. He told reporters upon his release that all his convictions had been expunged.
The news of the audience was uploaded onto the official Facebook account of the Sultan late last night.
Earlier yesterday, Anwar attended the swearing-in of Cabinet ministers at Istana Negara in Kuala Lumpur.
PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, the country’s first female Deputy Prime Minister, led a line-up of 13 Cabinet ministers in taking their oath of office, loyalty and secrecy before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V. – BERNAMA