KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 11): The Sultan of Kedah Sultan Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah passed away at 2.30pm today. He was 89.
The Sultan made history as he was the Yang di-Pertuan Agong twice. He was crowned Agong for the second time in 2012.
An official from the Kedah MB's office said Mentri Besar Datuk Paduka Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipa was informed of the Sultan's death as soon as he arrived at the airport in Alor Star from Kuala Lumpur at about 2.40pm, Star Online reported.