Prince of Monaco, Prince Albert II, arrived here today to begin his four-day inaugural state visit to Malaysia.
The special aircraft carrying Prince Albert II and his delegation including Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Principality of Monaco, Isabelle Berro-Amadeï and senior officials from the principality and business community, landed at the Bunga Raya Complex of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) yesterday at 11 am.
Human Resources Minister V Sivakumar and Malaysian Ambassador to France Datuk Mohd Zamruni Khalid were on hand to receive Prince Albert II and his delegation.
Upon arrival, Prince Albert II walked passed a static guard of honour mounted by 28 officers and personnel from the First Batallion of the Royal Ranger Regiment (Ceremonial Infantry) led by Captain Amirul Akmal Osman.
While in Malaysia, Prince Albert II is scheduled to launch the Monaco Honorary Consul Office and visit the Islamic Art Museum in Kuala Lumpur.
Today, Prince Albert II is scheduled to attend a state welcoming ceremony and has an audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at the Istana Negara.