Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim has consented to be the royal adviser to the Esports Malaysia Association (ESM) after meeting with the group’s representative.
Earlier, the 35-year-old heir to the Johor throne received an audience consisting of representatives from the Malaysian Youth Council (MYC) and ESM at the Thistle Hotel in Johor Baru.
The announcement was made on Tunku Ismail’s official Facebook page.
Those present included MYC president Jufitri Joha, his deputy Muhammad Fadzli Hasan and Johor Youth Council president Md Salleheen Mohamad. The ESM delegation was represented by its general secretary Hisham Darus.
Tunku Ismail, commonly called TMJ (the Malay initials for Tunku Mahkota Johor), also received a personalised ESM jersey emblazoned with his initials, which Hisham presented to him.
ESM is the official national e-Sports association in Malaysia and is registered under the Malaysian Sports Commission. The association aims to spearhead the development of e-Sports in the country.
Who is TMJ
Tunku Ismail Idris Abdul Majid Abu Bakar Iskandar ibni Sultan Ibrahim Ismail is the Tunku Mahkota or Crown Prince of Johor, heir apparent and first in line of succession to the throne of Johor.
Tunku Ismail was appointed Raja Muda (literally means “Younger King,” but taken to mean as second Heir Apparent or son of the Crown Prince) on 8 April 2006 by his grandfather, the late Sultan of Johor, and placing him second in line to the throne (Now first in line after the passing of Sultan Iskandar). Tunku Ismail was appointed as the Tunku Mahkota of Johor on 28 January 2010.
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