King And Queen To 'Donate' Their Royal Emoluments For Six Months To Help COVID-19 Fight

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King And Queen To 'Donate' Their Royal Emoluments For Six Months To Help COVID-19 Fight

The Agong and Permaisuri Agong doing all they can to help.

Much has been said about the involvement of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah in the fight against COVID-19.

Both royals have contributed so much during these tough times, and they are set to contribute more. 

Contributing to COVID-19 fund

According to a report by The Star Online, the Agong has consented to waiving the Royal Emoluments to the King and Queen for a period of six months.

The move took effect in March.

Comptroller of the Royal Household of Istana Negara, Datuk Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin, told the news portal that Sultan Abdullah's decision to waive the Royal Emoluments is to ease things during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The royals also wanted to support the Prime Minister's as well as ministers' and deputy ministers' move to contribute two months of their salaries to the COVID-19 Fund, Ahmad Fadil added.

The Royals doing their bit to help the country.
"Their majesties also expressed their appreciation to all doctors, medical personnel – especially frontliners – for their service, dedication and tireless sacrifices in carrying out their responsibilities to curb the pandemic.

"Sultan Abdullah also expressed his gratitude to the government, Health Ministry and all government agencies involved, after receiving recognition from a well-known international financial services firm," he was quoted as saying.

Thank you, your Majesties!

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