His Majesty the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Yusof consent to attend the Maulidur Rasul 1433h Perak State Level Celebration held at Dataran Parit, Also accompanied the Sultan were his consort, Her Majesty the Raja Permaisuri (Queen) )of Perak, Tuanku Bainun binti Mohd Ali. Also present in the ceremony were Their Royal Highness-es the Raja Muda (Crown Prince) and Raja Puan Besar (Crown Princess) of Perak, Raja Nazrin Shah ibni Sultan Azlan Shah and Tuanku Zara binti Salim Davidson; Their Royal Highness-es the Raja Di-Hilir of Perak and Raja Puan Muda of Perak, Raja Jaafar bin Raja Muda Musa and Raja Nor Mahani binti Raja Shahar Shah. Also attended the ceremony were Menteri Besar (Chief Minister) of Perak, Datuk Seri Dr. Zambry Abd Kadir and wife, Datin Seri Saripah Zulkifli; the Mufti of Perak, Tan Sri Harussani Zakaria and Director of Perak Islamic Religious Department, Yusuf Husin.
The ceremony witnessed the former Grand Kadi of Perak, Sulaiman Ismail, 76 was chosen to receive the Tokoh Keluarga Mithali (Exemplary family figure). With the award, Sulaiman also received a cash prize of RM5,000, a side-gift, plate and certificate presented by Sultan Azlan Shah. He was chosen due to his success of nurturing all his nine children and his contribution to the society. Previously, he served as Kadi in Ipoh, Parit Buntar and Taiping before elevated to the position of Grand Kadi of Perak.
In the ceremony, the Sultan stressed the poverty of the ummah will worsen if if the State Leadership only prioritize their own personal, family or group agenda and gain rather than to the whole ummah.