Take up any country in the world and you would find that their politicians and leaders are, in every sense of the word, the beacon for the populace. And why not, for they are elected individuals who are best deemed responsible for the office that they are holding. Spearheading the country from the front, leaders define the country’s cultural, economic and social progress through their policies, strategies and plans. They take up a challenging role and vow to streamline the country’s advancement in every sector, be it art, science, military, social or health. A constitutional monarchy, Malaysia has an elected monarch as the head of the state. It also has a Cabinet under Prime Minister who is responsible for advising the Yang-di Pertuan Agong or Malaysian head of state. Ever since its independence in 1957, Malaysia has had six prime ministers starting from the inaugural holder Tunku Abdul Rahman to the current Najib Razak. Each of them have been important national figures and helped carry forward Malaysia’s advancement. But it is the Yang di-Pertuan Agong that has extensive powers within the Malaysian constitution. The current and 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong is Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah. He is the first ruler to hold the position twice, as well as the oldest elected to the office. Check this segment to know in details about the Malaysian leader their inspiring life story and works.