ALOR SETAR – More than 10 functions have been arranged for the 87th birthday celebrations of the Sultan of Kedah, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah on Sunday.
Tuanku Abdul Halim, who is also Yang DiPertuan Agong, is also scheduled to attend six main functions.
Kedah Senior Assistant State Secretary (corporate management division) Mohd Rizal Mohd Radzi said among the six functions were the state banquet at Dewan Santapan Anak Bukit on Jan 19; opening of the Kampung Sawa Mosque in Pendang (April 2), Justice of the Peace Banquet (Jan 31), Council of Datuk Banquet (April 4); and Birthday Golf Competition in Langkawi (Feb 7).
“The events are scheduled to take place from Saturday until April, and all have been arranged,” he said in a media briefing here.
In the meantime, the investiture ceremony for the handing-over of awards will take place for 10 days, from Sunday until Feb 23.
Among the earliest events scheduled to be held is on Saturday, namely, the ceremony to hand over the birtday cake to Tuanku Abdul Halim at the foyer of Balai Penghadapan Istana Anak Bukit here.
Kedah Regency Council chairman Tan Sri Tunku Sallehuddin Sultan Badlishah and Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir are expected to attend the event. – BERNAMA