The King and Queen of Malaysia Anchor Prime Time News


( In an unprecedented event, the King and Queen of Malaysia took on the roles of television anchors, presenting the country's prime news program on TV3's Buletin Utama. This historic broadcast took place at 8pm on January 17, 2024.

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Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah personally presented a special segment called Buletin Diraja. This 10-minute special segment was part of the royal couple's visit to Media Prima Bhd Group’s headquarters, Sri Pentas in Bandar Utama.

The royal couple took turns presenting the popular news program. Al-Sultan Abdullah started the segment by presenting a human interest report on Malaysia’s unique multiracial and multicultural unity since Merdeka. Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah also presented the report by highlighting the interaction between different races.

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The program then continued with Al-Sultan Abdullah presenting the famous freshwater fish, Ikan Patin Buah Sungai Tembeling from Taman Negara in Jerantut, Pahang. The King and Queen ended the segment by highlighting their earlier visit to Sri Pentas in a light-hearted manner.



This unique event marks the first time in Malaysian history that the King and Queen have become television anchors. Their participation in the broadcast not only made headlines but also brought a personal touch to the news, making it a truly memorable event for the viewers and the nation as a whole.

According to NST TV

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