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It is the day of the Installation, and I enjoy one day of public holiday today. Here is some latest update from the ceremony.
The Installation proceeds since 8.00 am this morning. All the State Rulers and Head of States personally attends the Installation and none of them sending a representatives, with exceptions of the previous Supreme Ruler, Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin. All titled royals from each respective State can be seen taking their place in the Throne Chamber. It is still raining in Kuala Lumpur, and probably the Installation will be started a little late from original scheduled. The Prime Minister, former Prime Ministers also can be seen in the ceremony. Still waiting for the arrival of Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah and Tuanku Hajah Haminah for the inspection of the Guard-of-Honour ceremony.
The arrival of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to the National Palace in Jalan Duta. The arrival of Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah were greeted by the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib bin Tun Abd Razak.
The National Anthem Negaraku were played. And, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and Raja Permaisuri Agong enter the Seri Maharaja Chamber and greets all the State Rulers and Head of States.
The Deputy Prime Minister and wife followed by the Prime Minister and wife entered the Throne Chamber of the National Palace.
The State Rulers and Head of States enters the Throne Chamber of National Palace. Headed by the representatives of the Sultan of Terengganu. Followed by the Head of State of Sabah and wife.
The Head of State of Melaka, Tun Mohd Khalil and wife, Toh Puan Zurina entered the Throne Chamber. Followed by the Head of State of Pulau Pinang and wife.
The Head of State of Sarawak and wife entered the Throne Chamber. Followed by the Councillor-General of Regency of Kedah, Tunku Annuar and his consort, Datuk Hajah Nor Suzanna.
The Pangeran Muda (Crown Prince) of Brunei Darussalam and Pangeran Isteri entered the Throne Chamber, represented the State of Brunei Darussalam. Followed by the Al-Sultan of Kelantan.
The Sultan of Johor and his consort, the Raja Zarith Sofia entered the Throne Chamber. Followed by the Yang Dipertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan and Tunku Ampuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Aishah Rohani
The Sultan of Selangor entered the Throne Chamber. Followed by the Raja of Perlis and consort, Tuanku Fauziah
The Sultan of Perak and consort, the Raja Permaisuri of Perak entered the Throne Chamber. Followed by the Sultan and Sultanah of Pahang.
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia and Raja Permaisuri Agong entered the Throne Chamer of the National Palace, accompanied by the Grand Chamberlain and Royal Regalia. The Nobat were played during the procession.
The Grand Chamberlain asking the consent of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to proceed with the Installation Ceremony.
The Installation Ceremony takes place. The Grand Chamberlain bringing the royal regalia for the Installation consist of Al-Quran, Keris, Instrument of Proclamation and Oath of the Supreme Ruler
The Grand Chamberlain giving the Al-Quran to the Supreme Ruler. Tuanku Abdul Halim kissed the Al-Quran and put it onto the rehal.
The Grand Chamberlain invited the Prime Minister to read the Instrument of Proclamation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. The Prime Minister read the Proclamation and announced the proclamation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
The Grand Chamberlain presented the Keris Kerajaan, Keris of the Kingdom to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah unsheathe the Keris and kissed it, as the very symbol of power and authority of the Supreme Ruler. The Keris was put beside the Al-Quran.
Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah read the Oath of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. The nobat were played after the reading. The Daulat Tuanku were shouted three times and Salute guns were fired along with the playing of the National Anthem, Negaraku.
The Grand Chamberlain invited the Prime Minister to congratulate the Supreme Ruler to the Installation. The Prime Minister then read the Oath of Loyalty represented the Government and the People of Malaysia
The Grand Chamberlain presented the speech text of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
The Grand Chamberlain announced that the Installation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong have safely been conducted. The march-out procession of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and Raja Permaisuri Agong from the Throne Chamber. Followed by the State Rulers and Head of States, including the Pangeran Muda Mahkota of Brunei Darussalam and Pangeran Muda Anak Isteri of Brunei.
Alhamdulillah, Praised be to Allah for the safe procession of the Installation ceremony of the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah and the Raja Permaisuri Agong of Malaysia, Tuanku Hajah Haminah. May Your Majesties may reign in peace and harmony with fair and justice.