King goes out to observe third phase of MCO; gives rakyat a thumbs up

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KUALA LUMPUR,  April 17  – The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah went to the ground himself last night to observe the traffic situation in the federal capital with the implementation of the third phase of the Movement Control Order (MCO).

Istana Negara, through its Instagram, said that  Al-Sultan Abdullah is satisfied with the cooperation given by the public in complying with the order.

Also uploaded in the Instagram is a 18-seconds video showing the King giving a “thumbs up” sign to show his satisfaction with the public compliance to MCO.

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A thumbs up from Yang DiPertuan Agong, Al Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah

The King also expressed support for the efforts made by the government through the third phase of MCO and hoped that the people will continue to give priority to their personal hygiene and remain at home to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Al-Sultan Abdullah also prayed that this COVID-19 pandemic could be addressed successfully and soon.

Prior to this, which was on the third day of the first phase of MCO, His Majesty took the wheels himself to observe the situation in the federal capital and at several road blocks mounted by the police.

King also made personal donation to COVID-19 fund

Yesterday Al-Sultan Abdullah made a personal donation to the country’s COVID-19 Fund. This was announced by Istana Negara and Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

The King had also earlier agreed to forgo their Royal Emoluments for six months to ease the burden of the government in handling the COVID-19 pandemic.