JOHOR BAHRU, Aug 15 ― Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin had an audience with the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar at Istana Bukit Serene here today.
The official car carrying the prime minister was seen arriving at the entrance to the palace ground at about 9.30am. Also seen arriving were official cars carrying the state government leaders.
It is the second audience by the Pagoh Member of Parliament with the Johor Sultan since he took his oath of office as prime minister on March 1 this year.
During his first audience last March 19, Muhyiddin briefed the Sultan of Johor on the Covid-19 outbreak in the country.
Muhyiddin, who is also Gambir State Assemblyman, was later seen leaving the palace ground at about 10.40am to attend a town hall session with the Johor state civil servants at Thistle Hotel here.
Meanwhile, Sultan Ibrahim, through his Facebook, confirmed having granted an audience to Muhyiddin and wife, Puan Sri Noorainee Abdul Rahman.
Muhyiddin and his wife were received on arrival at the palace by Sultan Ibrahim and the Raja Permaisuri of Johor Raja Zarith Sofiah Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah.
Also present were the Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim and his wife, Che' Puan Khaleeda Bustamam.
Among the federal and state government leaders present were Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad, Chief Secretary to the Government Datuk Seri Mohd Zuki Ali and Johor State Secretary Datuk Azmi Rohani and their wives. ― Bernama