Nine Kuala Lumpur roads, streets to be renamed after Malaysian rulers

KUALA LUMPUR - Nine roads and streets in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur will be renamed after rulers who have served as heads of state of Malaysia with effect from Wednesday.

"This is to honour the rulers who have served as Yang di-Pertuan Agong," the New Straits Times quoted Kuala Lumpur mayor Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib as saying on its website on Tuesday.

The affected roads and streets are:

Jalan Duta will be renamed Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim

Jalan Khidmat Usaha will be renamed Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah

Jalan Ipoh - from the Jalan Segambut junction to the Jalan Pahang junction - will be renamed Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah

Persiaran Duta will be renamed Persiaran Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin

Jalan Khidmat Setia and Jalan Ibadah will be renamed Jalan Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin

Lebuhraya Mahameru will be renamed Lebuhraya Sultan Iskandar

Persiaran Mahameru will be renamed Persiaran Tuanku Jaafar

Jalan Semarak will be renamed Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra.