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Sultan of Kelantan's Birthday

Sultan of Kelantan’s Birthday 2019 and 2020

On 11 November the state of Kelantan celebrates the Sultan of Kelantan’s Birthday with a public holiday. The current Sultan, Muhammad V, is considered to be very well loved by his people, and they are known to celebrate his birthday with enthusiasm.

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Muhammad V is the twenty-ninth Sultan of Kelantan and was proclaimed as such on 13 September, 2010. He has been a leader in the Muslim community of Kelantan and as sultan has established a special, annual Ramadan event called the “Qiam With Me Program”. At the program, he always gives out zakat to the less fortunate in his sultanate.

Sultan Muhammad V is the youngest ever to hold his position, and he has become very popular, sometimes being referred to as “the People’s Ruler”.

Every year, the Sultan of Kelantan throws a big birthday party, which is much attended. There is always a water sports event of some kind that takes place, and the lighting and decorations at the event are truly stunning.