JOHOR BAHRU, Dec 30 (Bernama) — Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar today granted an audience to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim at Istana Bukit Serene here.
The vehicle carrying Anwar arrived at the palace at about 10.30 am.
Earlier, the Tambun MP was greeted by Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi upon his arrival at the Senai Business Aviation Terminal at 9.55 am.
The audience with Sultan Ibrahim was the second for Anwar after he was sworn in as the country’s 10th Prime Minister on Nov 24.
Three days after his appointment, he had an audience with Sultan Ibrahim in Kuala Lumpur.
Anwar is scheduled to have lunch at Restoran Murtabak Kampung Melayu Azo 96 at Kampung Melayu Majidee and meet the locals there.
After that, he will perform Friday prayers at the Kampung Melayu Majidee Mosque before returning to the federal capital.
This is Anwar’s first visit to the state after being appointed as the prime minister.
In early November, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman visited Johor to campaign for PH during the 15th General Election.