New Kelantan Sultan says touched by support
September 17, 2010KOTA BARU, Sept 17 — The office of the Sultan of Kelantan has said it was touched by the expression of support by the people for the proclamation of Tuanku Muhammad Faris Petra Sultan Ismail Petra as the new Sultan. The Comptroller of the Kelantan Royal Household, Datuk Abdul Halim Hamad, said today many congratulatory messages had been received stating joy over the proclamation, pledging loyalty to Tuanku Muhammad Faris and expressing hope that the new Sultan would be able to rule well.
“On behalf of the office of the Sultan, I must say that I am touched and convey my thanks for all the expression of support and loyalty to Tuanku Sultan,” he said in a brief statement to Bernama, here.
Abdul Halim, who was discharged from the Perdana Specialist Hospital where he had been warded over the last two days for fatigue, said he would manage the programme of visits by several guests of the Sultan to Kelantan. — Bernama