Shah of Iran and Shahbanou Farah on official visit to Malaysia which included a visit to Perak one of the 13 states of Malaysia. (Source: persianrealm.com)
The Shah was bestowed the Darjah Utama Seri Mahkota Negara (DMN) by the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong during this visit to Malaysia. Note the Shah’s son in law and Ambassador to the US, Ardeshir Zahedi is also amongst the Iranian delegation. (Note:More Photos Here)
Shah and Shahbanou Arrive in Malaysia for State Visit (1968):
(Video Courtesy: frauenatz)
Kings of Malaysia:
The modern, united country of Malaysia came into being in 1963 after a long process of independence and unification following their status as a collection of colonies within the British Empire. Malaysia is unique in that it is an electoral monarchy which rotates every five years. Chosen from among the monarchs of the various royal states of Malaysia the sovereign’s official title is “Yang di-Pertuan Agong” which translates to “He Who Is Made Lord”, the supreme head of the federation of Malaysia.
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