Covid-19: King, Queen consent to forego Royal Emoluments for six months

Chan Wai Kit
Sultan Abdullah with Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah at Istana Negara July 30, 2019. — Bernama pic

KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 — The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has consented that the government need not pay Royal Emoluments to His Majesty and the Queen for a period of six months from March.

Comptroller of the Royal Household of Istana Negara, Datuk Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin, in a statement, said the royal couple want to help alleviate the government’s burden during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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