Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang in Malaysia in 2021

Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang in Malaysia in 2021
Royal Standard of Sultan of Pahang. Image via Office Holidays

  Dates of Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang in Malaysia
2022 Pahang Sat, Jul 30 Regional Holiday
2021 Pahang Fri, Jul 30 Regional Holiday
2020 Pahang Thu, Jul 30 Regional Holiday
2019 Pahang Wed, Jul 31 Regional Holiday
2018 Pahang Wed, Oct 24 Regional Holiday
  Summary
July 30th is a state public holiday in Pahang for the birthday of the Sultan, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah.

When is the Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang?

The Birthday of the Sultan is a state public holiday in Pahang observed on July 30th.

The date of the holiday changes depending on the date of the birthday of the Sultan of Pahang. 

History of the Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang

Sultan of Pahang is the title of the hereditary constitutional head of Pahang, Malaysia. The current sultan is Al-Sultan Abdullah ibni Sultan Ahmad Shah. 

Sultan Abdullah was proclaimed as the sixth Sultan of Pahang on January 12th 2019 replacing his father who abdicated due to ill health. Sultan Abdullah became King of Malaysia on January 31st 2019 when he ascended to the federal throne as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

Prior to 2019, this holiday was observed on October 24th.

Pahang is the largest state, geographically, in eastern (peninsular) Malaysia and is one of several states that retain their own sultan. 

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