President Tan and PM Lee send congratulations to Malaysia’s 15th king, Singapore News & Top Stories

President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have written congratulatory letters to Malaysia’s 15th king, Sultan Muhammad V.

The King took the oath of office in the Istana Negara, or national palace, in Kuala Lumpur, on Dec 13.

Sultan Muhammad V, currently the ceremonial ruler of the conservative Islamic northern state of Kelantan, takes the national throne under the rotating monarchy that has been in place since the country’s independence from Britain in 1957.

Read more @The Straits Times…