Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, who will be sworn in as Malaysia’s 16th king today, January 31, arrives for a private event in Kuala Lumpur earlier this month. Photo: AP
Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, who will be sworn in as Malaysia’s 16th king today, January 31, arrives for a private event in Kuala Lumpur earlier this month. Photo: AP
Malaysia

This is what we know about Malaysia’s new king, Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah

The ruler of the central state of Pahang is heavily involved in sport and has carved a name for himself in the military

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Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, who will be sworn in as Malaysia’s 16th king today, January 31, arrives for a private event in Kuala Lumpur earlier this month. Photo: AP
Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, who will be sworn in as Malaysia’s 16th king today, January 31, arrives for a private event in Kuala Lumpur earlier this month. Photo: AP
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