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Pertuan Agong, Supreme Head, majority party, Executive power, house of representatives

The head of state is the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (Supreme Head of the Federation), who is selected by and from nine hereditary sultans, or rulers, and serves a five-year term. Executive power is exercised by the prime minister, who is the leader of the majority party or coalition in the house of representatives and is appointed by the head of state.



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