Johor sultan wants Putrajaya to proceed with appeal against 'Allah' ruling

Modified 18 Mar 2021, 7:06 am

Johor's Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has called on Putrajaya to proceed with the appeal against the High Court ruling allowing non-Muslims to use the word "Allah" for religious and educational purposes.

He said "Allah" specifically referred to God as worshipped by Muslims - and that Muslim sensitivities needed to be considered in any rulings.

"As the head of Islam in Johor, I urge the federal government to appeal the (ruling)," the sultan said in a statement today.

He added that he would instruct the Johor Islamic Council to take...

All Access Plan
starting from


per month
Subscribe Now
You can cancel anytime.
Get unlimited access to our articles on web and apps
Add comments to our articles
Bookmark articles to read later
We accept
Student or Senior Citizen? Get a special rateGroup / Institutional / Corporate Plans
Already Subscribed?
Sign In