The ruler was often accompanied by Raja Zarith Sofiah Sultan Idris Shah and their children Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail, Tunku Temenggong Johor Tunku Idris, Tunku Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, Tunku Jalil, Tunku Abdul Rahman and Tunku Abu Bakar.
Sultan Ibrahim and his children also took time to help prepare bubur lambuk, a savoury porridge usually available during Ramadan.
At the breaking-of-fast events, the royal family performed their Maghrib prayers with the rakyat.
Always down-to-earth, the members of the royal family were seen shaking hands with their guests.
Among these guests were families from disadvantaged backgrounds and children from welfare homes who had been specially invited to the events.
Sultan Ibrahim, Raja Zarith Sofiah and their children also distributed duit raya packets and handed out daily necessities to these recipients.
Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim hosted a ‘buka puasa’ ceremony at Istana Pasir Pelangi with the Johor Football Association players, officials, fan club members and also orphans. Pix by NST Photo Department.
Raja Zarith Sofiah Sultan Idris Shah at the Johor police contingent headquarters’ Masjid Depoh in Johor Baru to present donations to children of police officers who were retired, sick or those who had passed on. She also presented contributions to widows, orphans and single mothers at the event. Looking on is Johor police chief Datuk Mokhtar Shariff’s wife, Datin Bibi Zakiah Meraslam.
Sultan Ibrahim visiting the Pasar Ramadan in Pasar Tani Kekal Kompleks Bukit Gambir, Ledang, Johor. At one stall, the colourful packets of ‘air katira’ caught his attention. Knowing that Sultan Ibrahim was arriving, the people started gathering as early at 4pm. They were ecstatic with having an opportunity to shake hands with their beloved ruler.
Tunku Temenggong Johor Tunku Idris Sultan Ibrahim pictured stirring ‘bubur lambuk’ at the Johor Baru Fire and Rescue Department in Larkin. He later helped to distribute the porridge ‘bubur lambuk’ to firefighters, those less fortunate and those staying in the vicinity.
Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar shaking hands with guests in Johor Baru after signing a Memorandum of Understanding to register all religious schools in the state as government-aided religious schools. Pictured with him are Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail (in uniform), Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (right) and Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Abdul Ghani Othman (behind Muhyiddin).
Tunku Aminah Maimunah Sultan Ibrahim is pictured stirring ‘bubur lambuk’ at a charity event at Syarikat Air Johor headquarters in Larkin, Johor Baru. Later, she also helped to distribute hampers and rice packs to 70 underprivileged people living in the area.