The nation mourns the passing of Sultan of Perak.
Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah passed away today at 1.30pm of natural causes. The Sultan had turned 86 last month. He is survived by his wife, Raja Permaisuri Tuanku Bainun Mohd Ali and four sons.
The public can pay their respects to the late Sultan Azlan Shah tomorrow from 9am to 11am at Balai Rong Seri Istana Iskandariah, Kuala Kangsar where he will be lying in state before being laid to rest at the Royal Mausoleum.
The burial ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 28th at the Kuala Kangsar Royal Mausoleum after Asar prayers.
The mourning period is seven days and state flags will be flown at half-mast for 100 days.
Tribute has started pouring in on social media. The Sultan is fondly remembered by netizens as a humble and just individual who cared deeply for his people.
Our condolences to the Sultan’s family.