The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah, passed away 1:30pm this afternoon at National Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur. This sad news was announced by the State Chief Minister through television broadcasting in the afternoon. Apparently today is the saddest day of all Perak people. Before Sultan Azlan Shah ascend the throne as 34th Sultan of Perak in 1984, he was very active and successful in the country's legal segment. He was appointed Chief Justice of High Court of Malaya, and later became Lord President of Federal Court in 1982, which is the highest judicial post in Malaysia. There are buildings, roads & schools named after Sultan Azlan Shah/ Among them most people would be very familiar with one of the longest road in Ipoh, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah which consists of three previous trunk roads (Tasek Road, Tiger Lane & President Kennedy Road), the Sultan Azlan Shah Airport and Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Stadium.