Don’t be a traitor by changing powers of Malay rulers, says Johor Sultan

In his birthday message today, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar warns the federal government against signing treaties that will affect the Malay rulers. – Royal Press Office pic, March 23, 2019

THE federal government has been given a warning today that it will be an act of treachery if Malaysia ratifies international treaties that will reduce the powers of the Malay rulers.

Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar of Johor reminded Putrajaya of the social contract agreed during the formation of the nation whereby Malay rights and powers of the Malay rulers should not be diminished. 

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  • Icerd is good for the people of this country, Why isnt anything good for the people not good for the takers? What is the Sultan tring to sell away for more money? Havent we got a government elected by the people to take care of the people? Wouldnt anything other than this without check and balance simply benefit those who intent to loot under the cover of religion.

    Posted 3 years ago by Alphonz Jayaraman

  • Who would really be a traitor in stopping the enriching of the State heads when there is no check and balance?

    Posted 3 years ago by Alphonz Jayaraman

  • Would the government please remind the rulers of the limits to comment on political issues? They are restricted to a role outside politics.

    Posted 3 years ago by Malaysia New hope

  • Can we comment?

    Posted 3 years ago by Roland Voon