The Council of rulers of Malaysia elect a new king on January 24.
The election date was announced by the Keeper of the seals of the rulers of tan Sri Syed Daniyal Ahmad.
He said that this decision was taken on Monday during the meeting of the Council held in the Palace “Istana Negara”.
The Council also approved the date for the ceremony of the erection of the king to the throne. It will be held on January 31.
6 January 2019 the Supreme leader (king) of Malaysia Muhammad V abdicated. The reasons for his resignation were not disclosed. He was elected king in April 2016, of five years by secret ballot nine members of the Board of governors (hereditary sultans).
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