It is now ‘His Majesty the Sultan of Johor’

 |Sep 5, 2017
File pic credit Facebook Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar.

KUALA LUMPUR: Effective today, the English form of address for the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has been changed to ‘His Majesty’.

Previously, the form of address was ‘His Royal Highness’.

The change was decreed by the Sultan under Article 7(2)(d)(f) and (g) of the Second Part of the Johor State Constitution of 1895.

As for the Permaisuri of Johor, Raja Zarith Sofia Sultan Idris Shah, the form of address is ‘Her Majesty’.

In a statement, the Johor Council of Royal Court said the Malay form of address for both, remain unchanged. – MO