Sultan of Johor changes his official address from ‘His Royal Highness’ to ‘His Majesty’

Johor’s Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has officially changed his official English form of address from “His Royal Highness” to “His Majesty” effective Sept 5.

The decision to address the Queen of Johor, Raja Zarith Sofiah Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah, as “Her Majesty” was also announced through a press statement released on Tuesday.

A statement issued by Johor Council of Royal Court president Abdul Rahim Ramil said that the changes made by Johor’s Sultan are in accordance with Article 7(2)(d)(f) and (g) of the Second Part of the Johor State Constitution of 1895.

Duli Yang Maha Mulia”, the Malay form of address, will remain the same for both Sultan Ibrahim and Raja Zarith.