File photo - Zulu royals have asked the KZN government to fork out for a palace for King Goodwill Zwelithinis (pictured) youngest queen.

The NFP wished King Goodwill Zwelithini a happy 64th birthday on Friday.

“(We) take this opportunity to wish his Majesty... all the best on the occasion of his 64th birthday,” National Freedom Party leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi said in a statement.

“As the NFP we recognise and respect his Majesty as the Constitutional Monarch of KwaZulu-Natal.

“We applaud the co-operation we get from the King whenever we consult him on issues of governance. We also 1/8thank him 3/8 for his role in encouraging amakhosi (chiefs) to be in the forefront of bringing development to their communities.” - Sapa