KOTA BARU: The Sultan of Kelantan, Sultan Muhammad V, has proclaimed his consort, Che Puan Nur Diana Petra Abdullah, as the Sultanah of Kelantan.

The proclamation of Her Highness Che Puan Mahkota Nur Diana Petra Abdullah as the Sultanah of Kelantan, effective yesterday, was read out by Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob at Istana Balai Besar here.

Ahmad said the proclamation was made in accordance with Clause (1) Article 43 of the Kelantan Constitution (Part Two).

Also present were Deputy Mentri Besar Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah, Kelantan State Secretary Datuk Nazran Muhammad and Kelantan Mufti Datuk Mohamad Shukri Mohamad.

Meanwhile, Ahmad said Sultan Muhammad V also bestowed the title of Her Highness Che Puan Mahkota Kelantan to Che Puan Sofie Louise Johansson Petra, wife of the Tengku Mahkota Kelantan. — Bernama