Raja Berdaulat

    isitadat memandikan jenazah

    isitadat solat jenazah


    Tunku Puteri  Intan Safinaz binti Tuanku AlHaj Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah
     with her uncle Tuanku Sallehuddin ibni al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah

   Yang Teramat Mulia Brigadier-General Tunku Puteri
   Dato' Seri Diraja Intan Safinaz
   binti Tuanku Al-Haj Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah , Tunku Temenggong Kedah

    a sad day for all Kedahan , especially the daughter Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz

    Dato' Seri Mukhiz Mahathir

    YTM Dato' Seri Diraja Tunku Soraya binti Tengku Abdul Aziz
    and husband YAM Raja Dato’ Sri Iskandar Zukarnain
    ibni al-Marhum Sultan Idris al-Mutawakil Allah Shah Afifu’llah ,
    prince of Perak's 33rd Sultan.
    Tunku Soraya , along her twin Tunku Sarina ( passed way in1991) ,
    is Sultan Abdul Halim's adopted child from his sister Tunku Hamidah.

    Dato' Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi , current Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia

   Dato' Seri Mahdzir bin Khalid , currently
   Minister of Education of Malaysia since 2015

   arrival of Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Seri Paduka Baginda
  Yang di-Pertuan Agong  Sultan Muhammad V , 15th Agong of Malaysia

    me and staffs of Yayasan Sultanah Bahiyah

    me and my MCKK schoolmate Naqiuddin
   Tun Dato' Sri Haji Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi ,
   5th Prime Minister of Malaysia

    my photographer friend Ahmad Aki

    arrival of TMJ , Tunku Ismail Idris Abdul Majid Abu Bakar Iskandar
    ibni Sultan  Ibrahim Ismail , crown prince of Johor

    YB Khairy Jamaluddin , Youth and Sports Minister of Malaysia

    Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda Mahkota
    Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah
    Ibni Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah

    followed by Majlis Bacaan Tahlil and Yaasin at Istana Anak Bukit

    behind the saff ( line ) of the newly appointned Sultan Of Kedah ,
   Tuanku Sallehuddin ibni al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah
   in the early days , Tuanku Sallehuddin received his military training
   in Dehradun , India of which I visited during my
   trekking trip in Indian Himalaya ( click here )

    the longest serving Sultan and the only Sultan appointed as Yang Di-Pertuan Agong twice.

    Majlis Santapan after Tahlil and prayers

    a family of big significance in our beloved country of Malaysia.
   Tunku Abdul Rahman , the 1st Prime Minister of Malaysia ,
   of whom responsible for the Independence process of our country is
   Sultan Abdul Halim's Uncle

    Y.T.M Tengku Maliha binti Tengku Arifff.

   in life , I have received awards twice from Sultan Abdul Halim ( click here ) ,
   when 1 score 5As in UPSR 2011 and 8As in PMR 2004 , both
   from Ibrahim primary & secondary school Sungai Petani , before I pursue
   my education in Malay College Kuala Kangar.
   now i'm serving my last posting as a Houseman
   in Emergency and Trauma Department  ,
   Hospital Sultan Abdul Halim , Sungai Petani.


14/9/17. AN ODE TO PAPA

September 11, in the early noon, A day I have dreaded had come all too soon,
The air seemed calm but the clocks stood still,
 for He has gone it did not seem real.
Our King has returned to Allah, they mourn,
By all those who loved him as one of their own,
To them he is and will always be,
The people's Sultan and King, not just Father to me.
You said your goodbye with dignity and calm,

You held my hand with strength after dawn, 
You are now with God forever to rest,
This is a concept still too raw to process.
For He was our guide, pillar and compass, 

For my sister and I and our family he helped us, 
As father and grandfather he always stood tall, 
A brother, an uncle and role model for all.
Bright smiles and laughter for now they still grate,

 it was NOT their hearts they felt break,
 No more shared meals and views to refer,
 No stories recalled, no facts to confer.
Tributes and honour by Kings and by Queens, 

Words of farewell, memories reflected in reams, 
The flags are now all at half-mast, 
Remembering the man, the King that has passed.
"I have done my best" always something he said,

 To lead not by words but by things that he did, 
Three hundred times a year he'd commit, For the people,
 the children there was never a quit.
For 59 years and King he was twice,

 Showed that Kingship was not pomp and circumstance,
 'Twas a privilege with a high price to pay,
 A life of service and humility each day.
To those who came from so far and near,
Who prayed for this man that they hold so dear, 

For the King who lived with this quiet respect,
Thank you to all my gratitude a debt.
I will not ask to turn off the lights, 

I will not walk into that dark night,
 I will carry you now and remember your smile, 
With it walk on that extra mile.
Stripes are left once the tiger departs,
Sultan Abdul Halim will always remain in our hearts.
Good night sweet prince your day now is done,
We came from Allah and return to the One.

Al Fatihah.

by Tunku Puteri in Safinaz


Istiadat Pemakaman Al-Mu'tassimu Billahi Muhibbuddin
Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Al-Haj ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah

Istana Anak Bukit
12th September 2017 


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