Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah was elected as Malaysia’s new king by the members of the country’s royal families. The 59-year-old was earlier appointed the Sultan of the Malaysian state of Pahang. He replaced Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan, who stepped down recently, making it the first abdication in Malaysia’s history.
Source- India Today
Static/Current Takeaways Important For NIACL AO Mains Exam:
- Malaysia Capital: Kuala Lumpur, Currency: Malaysian ringgit.