Online buzz in Malaysia over news of royal union

Online buzz in Malaysia over news of royal union
Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, Crown Prince of Johor and owner of the Johor Darul Takzim football club, acknowledges the crowd with a thumbs-up sign during the MSL match.

Cyberspace is abuzz with news of a royal wedding down south.

It is said that the Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim is going to tie the knot with a woman from Gombak, Selangor, reported Berita Harian.

The young woman who is said to have stolen the prince's heart has been identified as Cik Khaleeda Bustaman and the couple was believed to have met last year.

Although rumours about the wedding started circulating a few months ago, it became stronger following a post in the social media about a meeting on Thursday supposedly to discuss preparations for the royal wedding, expected to be in October.

Cik Khaleeda who is in her early 20s is said to have accompanied Tunku Ismail, 30, on several official functions attended by the Sultan and his consort Raja Zarith Sofiah Sultan Idris Shah.

Johor Royal Court Council president Datuk Abdul Rahim Ramli refused to confirm the matter and asked the media to wait for the official announcement.

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