Johor sultan urges Putrajaya not to appeal court decision on citizenship rights

Ravin Palanisamy

The ruler of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar says the attorney-general should immediately withdraw the appeal against the high court’s decision in the spirit of the ‘Malaysian Family’ as propagated by Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob. – Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar Facebook pic, September 18, 2021.

JOHOR ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has urged the federal government to abort its appeal against the recent high court decision allowing citizenship rights to children born overseas, regardless of whether the Malaysian parent is the father or mother.

He said that all children born to Malaysian parents abroad must be accorded the right to citizenship in this country.

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