Wouldn’t it be great if the people are allowed to choose their own leaders? Do you remember the night of the election where we sit in front of our television with our family anticipating which party has won and is given the power to govern Malaysia into a brighter future? Although going through a change in the parliament is quite a tedious process, we can all agree that the election day will be the highlight of the whole event.
The Sultan of Terengganu’s Birthday is a public holiday in the Malaysian state on April 26 every year. It honours the Sultan for all his efforts in serving the city. The current Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin was born on January 22, 29162. He is the 18th sultan of Terengganu whose lineage dates back to 1725. Mizan is the youngest ruler of Malaysian federal after getting appointed as the Sultan of Terengganu in May 1998. This was after his father, Sultan Mahmud, died.
In Malaysia, the declaration of Melaka as a historical city is being celebrated every April 15. The Malaysian state was recognized as such in 1989. Melaka, also referred to as Malacca, was established by Sumatran Prince Parameswara in the 14th century. He built the new kingdom after the fall of the Srivijaya Empire.