Sultan Of Selangor Strips 'Datuk Seri' Title Off Anwar Ibrahim

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After Losing 'Datuk Seri' Title, Anwar Now Asked To Resign As Selangor Economic Adviser

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Selangor opposition leader Datuk Mohd Shamsudin Lias said Anwar should step down because he had tarnished the image of Selangor in his effort to push forward the "Kajang Move" that saw the ousting of former menteri besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim.

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim must quit as Selangor economic advisor to prove his integrity.

Selangor Opposition Leader Datuk Shamsudin Lias said he agreed with the Selangor Sultan's decision, claiming that Anwar had been the cause behind the state's protracted mentri besar crisis, which he said had been nothing but a waste of time and money.

“He caused Selangor more woes than good, from orchestrating the Kajang move and trying to get himself and then his wife appointed as MB … causing political chaos in the state to the point that other serious issues in Selangor were sidelined."

Shamsudin also said that Anwar should take the revocation of his honorary title by the state monarch as a “clear message and back out as Selangor’s economic advisor”.

4 Dec: 22 Years Ago In 1992, 45-Year-Old Anwar Ibrahim Was Conferred The 'Datuk Seri' Title By The Selangor Ruler

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On 3 November 2014, The Sultan Sharafuddin Of Selangor Officially Revoked The Datukship From Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim

The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has stripped opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's datukship title effective on Nov 3. Sultan Sharafuddin made the decision after consulting with the Council of the Royal Court last month.

Also made available was a page from the government of Selangor Gazette published on Nov 20 which read: "In exercise of the powers conferred by Article XXXIX of the Laws of the Constitution of Selangor, 1959 His Royal Highness the Sultan of Selangor, after consultation with the Dewan di-Raja, has assented that the title of Seri Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah which was conferred upon Anwar Ibrahim of No. 11, Jalan 3/61 Bukit Segambut, 51200 Kuala Lumpur be withdrawn with effect from 3 November 2014".

The Selangor Palace Decided To Strip Anwar's 'Datuk Seri' Title Away Because He Had Been Repeatedly Questioning The Integrity Of The Sultan And The Royal Institution In Resolving The Selangor MB Crisis

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“The Sultan, after consulting with the Selangor Royal Council, has decided that the honorary award which carries the title ‘Datuk Seri’ to Anwar Ibrahim, be revoked effective Nov 3, in line with the Sultan’s powers to confer the said titles as enshrined in the state’s constitution.

“The decision is based on Anwar’s repeated questioning of the integrity of the Selangor Sultan and royal institution in resolving the Selangor MB crisis, as well as his questioning of issues related to Islam,” said Sultan Sharafuddin’s private secretary, Datuk Mohamad Munir Bani.

The PKR De Facto Leader Also Questioned Issues Related To Islams, Which Is Said To Be Unbefitting Actions And Behaviour For A Datuk Seri

The Sultan of Selangor's private secretary Datuk Mohamad Munir Bani in a press statement said the withdrawal of the title conferred in 1992 was based on the Anwar's actions and behaviour since the end of 2013.

He added that the PKR advisor’s actions and behaviour showed that he was no longer fit to hold such a title.

However, Anwar Ibrahim Demotion Did Not Affect His Supporters Who Agreed That Real Leaders Do Not Need Titles

Anwar Still Holds Several Other Datukship Titles From At Least Seven Other States

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Apart from the Seri Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah (SSSA) title which carries the title 'Dato' from the Selangor state government, Anwar holds several other datukship titles from other states including Perlis, Perak, Sabah, Negri Sembilan, Penang, Malacca and Pahang.

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