KUALA LUMPUR: His Majesty Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah had consented to attend the Qatar National Day celebration at Lusail Palace in Doha, Saturday.
His Majesty Al-Sultan Abdullah was accompanied by Tengku Arif Bendahara Tengku Muhammad Iskandar Ri’ayatuddin Shah and Tengku Arif Temenggong Tengku Fahad Mua’adzam Shah on the personal invitation of the Emir Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani.
Also present was the Malaysian Ambassador to Qatar, His Excellency Zamshari Shaharan.
Istana Negara in a statement said, His Majesty arrived at Lusail Palace, 3.30pm and was received by Sheikh Tamim and members of the Qatar royal family.
The statement added, at the Qatar National Day celebration, His Majesty had witnessed the Qatar traditional sword dance performance known as “Ardha” with other 5,000 invited guests.
“His Majesty had also consented to meet other guests. Also present was Gianni Infantino, President, Federation International Football Association (FIFA).
“His Majesty is in Doha on the personal invitation of Sheikh Tamim in conjunction with Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022.
His Majesty is scheduled to leave and reaches Malaysia on 19th Dec.2022,” the statement said. –Malaysia World News