Wednesday, January 27

Al - Fatihah atas kemangkatan DYMM Sultan Iskandar Almarhum Sultan Ismail .

Sultan Iskandar (1932-2010)


JOHOR BAHRU: Sultan of Johor Almutawakkil Al-Allah Sultan Iskandar ibni Al-marhum Sultan Ismail, passed away at 7.15pm yesterday.

He was 77.
Menteri Besar Datuk Ghani Othman made the announcement on TV3 at 11.20pm.

He also announced that the new ruler would be proclaimed before the burial at 2pm today.

Ghani, who was in Chennai earlier as part of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s entourage to India, had returned home on a special flight.

The body of Sultan Iskandar was transported from Puteri Specialist Hospital to Istana Besar at 11.15pm.

Those wishing to pay their last respects will have to adhere to the respective dress codes.
Sultan Iskandar will be buried at the Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum at 2pm.