TMJ appointed regent

Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim is made regent effective today. Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar to take sabbatical leave. – HRH Crown Prince of Johor Facebook pic, June 16, 2022.

THE Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has consented to the appointment of his eldest son, Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, as regent starting today.

He announced the matter in his opening speech at the official opening of the first session of the 15th Johor legislative assembly at the Sultan Ismail Building, Kota Iskandar, today.

“I have appointed Tunku Mahkota Johor as the regent, I want to take a break, thank you, starting today,” the ruler said.

However, he did not say for how long Tunku Ismail woulds be regent.

The last time Tunku Ismail was appointed as Regent of Johor was on August 10, 2019.

Last week, Tunku Ismail, the owner of the Johor Darul Ta’zim Football Club announced that he was stepping back from running the club and handed over its day-to-day affairs to its top management.

In a post on the Johor Southern Tigers Facebook on June 9, Tunku Ismail said the decision was due to his other responsibilities and commitments. – Bernama, June 16, 2022.

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