Saturday, November 19, 2011

Media banned from publishing any photo of former sultan

All media are prohibited from publishing any photograph of the ailing former Sultan of Kelantan, Sultan Ismail Petra, with immediate effect, it was announced here today.

The prohibition has been put in place by the Monitoring, Privileges and Security Committee, said Kelantan State Secretary Datuk Dr Zainuddin Ibrahim who chairs the committee.  

He said the committee felt that it was inappropriate at this time for the media, including television, newspapers and other publications, and the vitual media, to publish any image of the former sultan.