Next in line for the top job is Sultan Azlan Shah of central Pahang state, who was king from 1979 to 1984, but the 88-year-old is now unwell and didn't attend Monday's council meeting.
Members of Malaysia's royal families agreed on Monday to vote for a new king on January 24 to replace King Muhammad V, who has stepped down unexpectedly, the national news agency Bernamareported.
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun has warned the public not to engage in speculation following the resignation of Sultan Muhammad V as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong yesterday.
Despite this, it is accorded considerable prestige, particularly among the country's Malay Muslim majority for whom the king is seen as upholding Malay and Islamic tradition. Sultan Muhammad V, ruler of northeast Kelantan state, was installed in December 2016 as one of the country's youngest constitutional monarchs.
Malaysia is the only country in the world to have a rotational monarchy under a unique system maintained since the country's independence from Britain in 1957.
The Malaysian National Palace has said in a statement that Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan has resigned as the 15th Agong or Supreme Ruler of the federation.
The role of king is largely ceremonial, with power in the hands of parliament and the prime minister.
And the monarch thanked the prime minister and government for their cooperation during his rule.
"His Majesty hopes that all Malaysians will continue to stay united, tolerant and in agreement in shouldering the responsibility to safeguard the country's sovereignty so that Malaysia will remain in peace and harmony", he said. The king is referred to as Yang di-Pertuan Agong, or "He Who Is Made Lord".
"I didn't receive letters or any official indication about anything, so I am not going to talk about it", said Mahathir at a press conference on Friday.
The resignation comes barely a week after the king resumed his duties after spending two months away on medical leave.
But there had been growing unease at his reign after reports emerged in foreign media in late November - several weeks after the king went on leave - that he had married the Russian, Oksana Voevodina, in a lavish ceremony in Moscow.
Bolton's remarks were at odds with Trump's announcement on late December that he was pulling United States troops out of Syria. Though Trump ordered a rapid withdrawal of troops from Syria on December 19, no timetable was provided.
Wall missed 41 games in the 2017-18 season due to knee injuries, and he has had multiple procedures on his left knee. Wall in 32 games played this season put up averages of 20.7 points, 8.7 assists and 3.6 rebounds per game.
Allison had mild asthma, but about half the children who die from the flu were healthy before flu hit, according to the CDC. "The season is really starting to pick up", said Lynnette Brammer, the lead of CDC's domestic influenza surveillance team.
Gasiorowski said the fire probably broke out in the reception room and blocked the employee's way to evacuate the girls. A fire engine stands outside an " Escape Room " game location in Koszalin, northern Poland, on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.
United will travel to Dubai for warm-weather training after Saturday's game, and Solskjaer warned it will not be a holiday. The caretaker boss added: "In a five-minute spell we gave them two or three chances but then we settled down again".
He said the country has more than adequate such notes in the system with over 35 per cent of them by value in circulation. The high-value currency was introduced in November 2016, when the government scrapped the old 500/1000 bank notes.
Last month, President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping agreed to 90-day ceasefire as a step toward defusing tensions. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures increased 87 cents to settle at $47.96 a barrel, a 1.85 percent gain.
Warren told reporters in response to the meme that the president should instead spend "his time getting the government back open". Her prospective presidential opponents are learning how savvy she is, at least when it comes to campaign cash.
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