Malaysia: Sultan of Johor's Birthday
The Sultan of Johor’s birthday falls on March 23 every year and it is a public holiday for the people in Johor. The Sultan of Johor is a hereditary seat and the sovereign ruler of the State of Johor. The Sultan of Johor has his own independent military force called the Royal Johor Military Force. The Sultan is also the Head of Islam in Johor.
The present Sultan of Johor is Sultan Ibrahim Ismail ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj. He is the 25th Sultan of Johor, who was proclaimed Sultan on January 23, 2010 after the demise of his father, Sutlan Iskandar Al-Haj ibni Almarhum Sultan Ismail Al-Khalidi.