PUTRAJAYA: A reference proceeding in honour of the late Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah was held at the Federal Court, here, today.
He was the fifth Lord President of the Federal Court.
The proceeding was chaired by Chief Justice Tun Arifin Zakaria in theÂ presence of the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah and his consort, Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim.
Also seated on the bench were Court of Appeal president Tan Sri Md RausÂ Sharif, Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin and Chief JudgeÂ of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Richard Malanjum.
The proceeding was to commemorate Sultan Azlan Shah’s contributions to theÂ judiciary and legal service.
During the proceeding, Justice Arifin, Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul GaniÂ Patail and Malaysian Bar Council president Christopher Leong paid tributesÂ to the late sultan.
Sultan Nazrin Shah also delivered a special address at the referenceÂ proceeding.-BERNAMA