His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (the Supreme Ruler) of Malaysia, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah consent to deliver the instrument of appointment of Malaysian Ambassador to foreign countries. The ceremony were held at the Small Audience Chamber in Istana Negara (National Palace). The ceremony also witnessed the audience of nine Ambassadors and four High Commissioners appointed to Malaysia and receiving their respective instrument of appointment from the Supreme Ruler. Among those who received were the High Commissioner of the Republic of Nigeria to Malaysia, Bello Shehu Ringim.
Also attended the ceremony were Head Secretary of Foreign Ministry, Tan Sri Mohd Radzi and Deputy Foreign Minister, Senator A Kohilan Pillay.