Tuesday, November 15, 2016

AGONG AWARDS 2016

In conjunction with the birthday of the King of Malaysia, Yang Di Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah a number of awards and honours were bestowed to 1546 recipients of Federal Orders.



Leading the list was the new Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali who was given the  Darjah Panglima Mangku Negara (PMN) which carries the title Tan Sri.


Here are the list. My apology for any errors and omissions.

A. Darjah Panglima Mangku Negara (PMN) which carries the title Tan Sri.
- Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali

B.  Darjah Kebesaran Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) which also carries the title Tan Sri.
A list of 52 recipients include the following:
- Federal Court Judge Datuk Ramly Ali, Federal Court Judge Datuk Azahar Mohamed, Federal Court Judge Datuk Zaharah Ibrahim, senior deputy secretary-general Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Othman Mahmood and Foreign Ministry secretary-general Datuk Othman Hashim. The Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Dr Noorul Ainur Mohd Nur, Education director-general Datuk Seri Dr Khair Mohamad Yusof, Public Service Commission chairman Datuk Seri Arpah Abdul Razak and Malaysian Islamic Development Department director-general Datuk Othman Mustafa.

The PSM was also conferred on National Culture and Arts Department director-general Datuk Norliza Rofli, Securities Commission Malaysia executive chairman Datuk Seri Ranjit Singh a/l Ajith Singh, Malaysian Council of Former Elected Representatives information chief Datuk Abdul Rahman Sulaiman, Latimer Corporation Sdn Bhd managing director Datuk Dennis Chandratheepam Latimer, Axiata Group Berhad president and group executive director Datuk Seri Jamaludin Ibrahim. Widad Business Group's group executive chairman Datuk Seri Muhammad Ikmal Opat Abdullah, Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences Pro Chancellor Datuk R.Palaniappan, Chief of Navy Admiral Datuk Seri Ahmad Kamarulzaman Ahmad Badaruddin, deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Noor Rashid Ibrahim and former Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Senator Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar.

Tan Seri was awarded to UMNO Wanita chief/Women's Economic Advisor Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, Selangor State Federal Action Council adviser Datuk Seri Noh Omar, Kampar Jaya MIC division chairman Datuk S.Veerasingam, Parti Bersatu India Malaysia president Datuk Seri S.Nallakaruppan, Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu Wanita chief Datuk Seri Empiang anak Antak.

Receiving PSM were Parti Progresif Penduduk Malaysia financial advisor Datuk M.N Puvanendran, Federation of Malaysian Manfacturers president Datuk Seri Saw Choo Boon and former Plantation Industries and Commodities deputy minister, Datuk Noriah Kasnon (Posthumously) who died in a helicopter crash in Sebuyau, Sarawak on May 5.

B Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) which carries the title 'Datuk'
It was given to 79 recipients, including the late Kuala Kangsar Member of Parliament Datuk Wan Mohammad Khair-il Anuar Wan Ahmad (posthumous) and Secretary-General of the Ministry of the Plantation Industries and Commodities (Posthumous) who were killed in the helicopter accident in Sarawak on May 5.

The PJN was also awarded to the former Deputy Public Prosecutor in the Attorney-General's Chambers, the late Datuk Anthony Kevin Morais (Posthumous) who was murdered in September 2015. Also awarded the PJN were three Appeals Court Judges, namely Datuk Kamardin Hashim, Harminder Singh Dhaliwal and Ong Lam Kiat, as well as Legal Advisor in the Prime Minister's Department Datin Almalena Sharmila Johan Thambu, Director of Communications in the Finance Ministry Mohamad Ezam Mohd Nor, eye specialist and renowned speaker Prof Dr Che Muhaya Mohamad, Deputy President of the Association of Malaysian Armed Forces veterans (ATM) Kapten Sharuddin Omar, former president of Dong Zong Quek Chee Hiang @ Quek Suan Hiang and MIC secretary-general A. Sakthivel.

C. The Panglima Setia Diraja (PSD) award which carries the title 'Datuk'
It was awarded to the Secretary of the Managment Services Division in the Prime Minister's Department Halimah Hashim, Assistant Chief of Staff of ATM Headquarters for Personnel Services Major General Mohd Yadi and aide-de-camp of the Sultan of Kedah Kolonel Datuk Tunku Aziz Bendahara Tunku Nong.

D. The Darjah Kebesaran Johan Mangku Negara (JMN)  was awarded to 37 recipients.
- The recipients were the Deputy Head I of the Legal Division in the Attorney-General's Chambers Alice Loke Yee Ching and dental expert Dr Rashidah Burhanudin. Head of Department and Consultant Otorhinolaryngology at the Tuanku Jaafar Hospital Dr K.A. Valuyeetham, Director-General of the Handicraft Development Corporation Zuraida Mokhtar, former Deputy President of the Malaysian Construction Wholesalers Association Aziz Bahaman, Melaka State Police Chief DCP Datuk Ramli Din and Penang Deputy Police Chief DCP Datuk A.Thaiveegan.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Perak Award 2016

In conjunction with the 60th birthday of the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin,  333 persons were given various awards and honors

Lists of The Honours are given below:

A. Darjah Kebesaran Seri Peduka Nazrin Shah (SPSN) with title Datuk Seri Diraja
- Tun Hanif Omar - He is the sole recipient of the honour
The award was conferred to him and 33 othe recipients at an investiture at Balairong Seri in Bukit Chandan.

B. Darjah Seri Paduka Mahkota Perak (SPMP), which carries the title “Datuk Seri.”
The recipients are:
1. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong.

2. Senator Datuk Zainal Abd Adzam Ghani and Perak Council on Islamic Religion

3. Tan Sri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid Mohd Nordin - The Perak's Malay Customs president.

C. Darjah Seri Panglima Taming Sari (SPTS) award which carries the title “Datuk Seri Panglima“
1. Admiral Datuk Pahlawan Mohamad Roslan Mohamad - The Fleet Commander of the Royal Malaysian Navy,


D. Darjah Datuk Paduka Cura Si Manja Kini (DPCM), which carries the title “Datuk.”
1.  Perak State Financial Officer Datuk Mohd Ghazali Jalal

E. Darjah Datuk Paduka Mahkota Perak (DPMP) award which also carries the title “Datuk”
1. Universiti Malaya’s Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman
2. Ustaz Abu Bakar Al-Baqir (posthumously), which was received by his next-of-kin Anigan Rusda.

3. DPMP were political secretary to the Minister of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism, Faizul Arby Mohd Shohor;

4. Bagan Serai member of Parliament, Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali;

5. Lean Ah Too, Special Officer to the Perak Menteri Besar, Dr Azizah

The others include  Kamil Shaffie Johor; Manong assemblyman Mohammad, Beh Chiew Ning,  Shahul Hamid Mydin Shah. The Perak State Development Corporation deputy chief executive, Jamal Mohd Aris; The Perak's Syariah chief judge and Head of state Syariah Judiciary Department, Asa’ari Mohd Yazid; state education director, Rozi Puteh Ismail; Larut Matang and Selama district officer, Kamaruddin Awang; Kuala Kangsar Municipal Council president, Shahrom Abd Malik, state Public Works Department director, Jamilol Nasir Saad.

F. Other awards include The Darjah Datuk Pahlawan Taming Sari (DPTS) award which carries the title “Datuk Pahlawan”  and Paduka Mahkota Perak (PMP).