Image: Malaysian National Palace Main Gate (6758948437)

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Description: KUALA LUMPUR – Generally, the Istana Negara is the official residence of DYMM Yang di-Pertuan Agong and DYMM Raja Permaisuri Agong who are symbols of regalia and the country’s highest ranked leader in the constitutional monarchy system in this country. While the ceremony to raise the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s private flag was held on November 15, 2011 as a symbol that the Istana Negara, Jalan Duta has officially become the National Palace of this sovereign country. With an area of 97.65 hectares, all halls and rooms in the Istana Negara Jalan Duta was build with unique characteristics based on traditional Malay concept and splendour Islamic art works by several famous local sculptor from Terengganu and Kelantan. Estimation of construction cost is valued at RM800 million, the new Istana Negara has 22 domes where the two main large domes with betel leaves overlapping motives when at night, light effects from decorative lighting shines the domes it will create a very beautiful view.
Title: Malaysian National Palace Main Gate (6758948437)
Credit: Malaysian National Palace Main Gate
Author: Ahmad Rithauddin from Ampang, malaysia
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