The Malaysian King is determined by the Executive Conference on an agreement with a candidate, then by the majority vote.
After King Muhammad’s abdication, King of Pahang has been elected to be the new king of the country.
Sultan Abdullah was elected as the new king on January 24 by the Conference of Executives consisting of nine kings of each state. At noon, he was sworn in at a ceremony in the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur.
In the morning before the oath ceremony, Sultan Abdullah, who came together with the kings of the Conference of Executives in the National Palace, signed the documents regarding his new position.
According to Reuters, Sultan Abdullah, who went to the Malaysian Parliament for an official ceremony, was greeted by Prime Minister Mahathir Muhammad and his deputy, Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
Sultan Abdullah then returned to the National Palace to take the oath.
Sultan Sherafeddin İdris Shah of Selangor chaired the ceremony in the throne room of the palace.
Sultan Abdullah, after the official oath became the 16th king of Malaysia.