JOHOR BARU (Bernama): The Acting Ruler of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim expressed his condolences over the passing of the 28th Sultan of Kelantan, Sultan Ismail Petra Almarhum Sultan Yahya Petra, Saturday (Sept 28).
On his Facebook page, HRH Crown Prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail, who is also the Tunku Mahkota of Johor, also extended his condolences to Sultan Muhammad V and the entire Kelantan royal family.
"My condolences to the Kelantan royal family and the people of Kelantan on the passing of Sultan Ismail Petra Ibni Almarhum Sultan Yahya Petra, the father to the Sultan of Kelantan (Sultan Muhammad V).
"Together we recite al-Fatihah and pray that the soul of the late Tuanku is placed among the faithful," said Tunku Ismail in his post.
Meanwhile, Mentri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal, who represented the Johor government, also expressed his condolences on the passing of Sultan Ismail Petra.
"On behalf of the Johor state government and all the people of Johor, I pray that the soul of the late Tuanku Ismail will be blessed and placed among the faithful," he said through his official Facebook page.
Sultan Ismail Petra, 69, passed away at 8.11 am Saturday, at the Royal Ward of Raja Perempuan Zainab II Hospital, Kelantan.
The sad news on the Sultan’s demise was announced by Kelantan Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob in Kota Baru. - Bernama
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