IPOH – Sultan Nazrin Shah appreciates the roles of the various agencies and media practitioners who gave wide coverage to his enthronement as the Sultan of Perak XXXV.
“The media played an important role in publicising events which were held to educate and increase the public’s understanding and appreciation of the role and relevance of the monarchy in the government and national system, based on the concept of Constitutional Monarchy and Parliamentary Democracy,” he said.
His Royal Highness was speaking at an Appreciation Ceremony for Committee Members and Officers of the Enthronement Ceremony of the Sultan of Perak XXXV held at the Casuarina Hotel, Meru, today.
Sultan Nazrin Shah also expressed his appreciation to the Menteri Besar and the Perak state government which he said did their best to make all the events for the enthronement a success.
He said the active participation of students and youths in intellectual and knowledge events which cultivate the national spirit based on the Rukun Negara principle of “Loyalty to King and Country” was very encouraging and relevant.
Sultan Nazrin Shah also said the Armed Forces, Police, Fire and Rescue Department, Civil Defence, RELA and other uniformed bodies had performed their duties effectively to enable the enthronement ceremony to be held well and under control.
He said the Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council, the Islamic Affairs Department, the Public Works Department, the Drainage and Irrigation Department, Health Department, the District Offices and Councils as well as other departments and agencies had also played their roles.
“Similarly, the private sector which had provided several sponsorships including billboards, congratulatory messages, clothes and equipment, banners and flags.
“Also the role of the public who were present to witness the ceremony.”
Sultan Nazrin Shah also commended the cooperation between the departments, agencies, private sector and individuals to achieve a common goal to produce the best (ceremony). – BERNAMA