Tunku Azizah appointed Tengku Ampuan Pahang

Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah has been appointed the Tengku Ampuan Pahang following a meeting of the Pahang Royal Council today. (Bernama pic)

KUANTAN: The Tengku Puan Pahang, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, has been appointed the Tengku Ampuan Pahang.

The Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, said he made the decision on the appointment at a meeting of the Pahang Royal Council here today.

Sultan Abdullah also informed the meeting of his desire to proclaim the Tengku Panglima Besar Pahang, Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah, as the new Tengku Mahkota Pahang.

“The proclamations will be made on Jan 29 at the Balairung Seri (Throne Room) of Istana Abu Bakar in Pekan,” Sultan Abdullah told the media after the meeting of the Pahang Royal Council.

Tunku Azizah was born on Aug 5, 1960, at Istana Bukit Stulang in Johor Bahru. She married Sultan Abdullah on March 6, 1986, and they have six children – four princes and two princesses.

Tengku Hassanal, who was born on Sept 17, 1995, is the second child and eldest prince of Sultan Abdullah and Tunku Azizah.

He is pursuing studies for a year at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom.