Malaysia has elected Sultan Abdullah of Pahang as its new king after the shock abdication of the previous monarch.
Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan abdicated in January after just two years on the throne, a first in Malaysian history.
Malaysia has an unusual constitutional monarchy, where the top job rotates between nine hereditary state rulers every five years.
The king, known as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, is largely ceremonial and does not participate in daily governance. Read more