Thu. Aug 13th, 2020

Rasa Sayang Resort home to royal couple in their sojourn to Penang

Rasa Sayang general manager Elaine Yue (centre) welcoming the Queen, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah to the hotel recently

The Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa played host to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah during their majesties official visit to Penang recently.

Also present was the Governor of Penang Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas and governor’s consort Toh Puan Hajjah Majimor Shariff were also in-house at the same time.

This is first working visit to Penang since Sultan Abdullah was officially installed as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong in early 2019.

The King and Queen had a tight schedule during the three days in Penang.

The King and the Governor of Penang (centre, in suit and tie) with Rasa Sayang team

The programme included officiating the AlBukhary Mosque of Jelutong, lunch with state women leaders and cooking demonstration by Penang Chefs Association held at Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa and dinner with prominent personalities of Penang’s multiracial community at The Top in Komtar.

The following day, Their Majesties officiated the state’s Syariah Court Complex at Batu Gantung, visited The Habitat en route to the Governor’s bungalow, Bel Retiro at Penang Hill for tea.

Later that evening, the King and Queen attended the state banquet at Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, attended by the Chief Minister of Penang, Chow Kon Yeow, government officials, corporate leaders and officials from foreign consulates.

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