IPOH, May 22 (Bernama) -- The consort of the Sultan of Johor, Raja Zarith
Sofiah Sultan Idris Shah heads a list of 867 recipients of state awards and
medals in conjunction with the Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak''s 84th birthday
Raja Zarith Sofiah is being conferred the Darjah Kerabat Diraja Yang Amat
Dihormati (DK) title.
Chief Justice Tan Sri Arifin Zakaria will receive the Darjah Seri
Paduka Cura Si Manja Kini (SPCM) award, which carries the title ''Datuk Seri''
while the Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin will be
conferred the Darjah Seri Paduka Mahkota Perak (SPMP) award, which also carries
the same title.
Also receiving the SPMP award are National Sports Council director-general
Datuk Che Zolkples Embong; Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT) chief executive Tan
Sri Che Lodin Wok Kamaruddin; Thailand Hockey Association president/ Asian
Hockey Federation vice-president Chaiyapak Siriwat; Datuk Pengelola Bijaya
Diraja Sultan Perak Datuk Samsul Baharin Hassan; Ipoh-born international actress
Datuk Michelle Yeoh Choo Kheng; Utusan Melayu (M) Bhd executive chairman Tan Sri
Mohamed Hashim Ahmad Makaruddin and Works Minister Datuk Seri Shaziman Abu
Three people will be conferred the Darjah Seri Panglima Taming Sari (SPTS)
award which carries the title "Datuk Seri Panglima" namely Navy deputy chief
Vice-Admiral Datuk Mohammed Noordin Ali, Army chief General Datuk Zulkifli
Zainal Abidin and Federal police (Bukit Aman) Special Task Force director Datuk
Mohamed Fuzi Harun.
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The sole recipient of the Darjah Datuk Paduka Cura Si Manja Kini (DPCM)
award, which carries the title "Datuk", is Orang Kaya-kaya Imam Paduka Tuan
Datuk Dr Muhammad Afifi Al-Akiti.
Forty-eight people will receive the Darjah Datuk Paduka Mahkota Perak
(DPMP) which carries the title "Datuk".
They are Information Department director-general Ibrahim Abdul Rahman; Abdul
Razak Dahan; Malaysian Hockey Foundation honorary-treasurer Chew Weng Kit;
Spritzer Bhd managing director Lim Kok Boon; Lim Sew Seang; Malaysian Red
Crescent Society Perak chief Md Adnan Md Hashim; National Heart Institute
Cardiothoracic Consultant and Heart/Lung Transplant Specialist, Mohamed Ezani Md
Taib; advocate and solicitor Muhammad Hafidz Nuruddin; Universiti Pendidikan
Sultan Idris Deputy Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Noraini Idris and National Heart
Institute cardiology and electrophysiology consultant, Datuk Dr Razali Omar.
Transport Ministry division secretary (Land) Rohaini Mohd Yusof; Roslan
Abdul Rahman from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Azlan Zulkifli Alyman
Zulkifli; Universiti Malaya Medical Centre Breast Surgery Unit head Dr Cheng Har
Yip; Leong Fee Yee; Toh Muda Orang Kaya-kaya Laksamana Raja Mahkota Meor Redwan
Mahayudin; Berita Harian group editor Datuk Mior Kamarulbaid Mior Shahid; Datuk
Rohana Mahmood; Toh Setia Bijaya (16) Orang Besar Jajahan Hulu Perak Lt Kol
(Rtd) Shaharudin Nazari and Perak Menteri Besar''s political secretary Datuk
Ahmad Shalimin Ahmad Shaffie.
Larut, Matang and Selama district officer Harun Rawi; Perak MCA secretary
Hing Thian Kiak; Kampar district officer Ismail Hassan; Megah Transport Sdn Bhd
chairman Lee Aik Kheow; Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission
executive chairman Mohamed Sharil Tarmizi; Education Minister''s political
secretary Mohd Nardin Awang; Perak Islamic Religious Department director Mohd
Yusop Husin; Perak Audit Department director Datin Seri Shamsiah Daud; Teluk
Intan Wanita Umno chief Zainun Mansur; Kumpulan Syarikat Morubina director Ting
Sing Yiew; Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital consultant physician and
rheumatologist Dr Wahinuddin Sulaiman.
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Also receiving the DPMP are Manjung Municipal Council president Zamri Man;
YaPEIM director-general Abdul Malek Awang Kechil; Energy, Green Technology and
Water Ministry deputy secretary-general (Energy) Badaruddin Mahyudin; Perak
Welfare Department director Chong Phaik Kee; Teluk Intan Municipal Council
president Ibrahim Ahmad; Perak Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission director
Nooraziah Abdul Manaf; Rahim Abu Bakar, Director of Budget, Ministry of Finance;
Perak Forestry Department director Roslan Ariffin; Malaysian ambassador to
Croatia Yean Yoke Heng.
The other recipients are Zuraidah Arshad; QI Group of Companies executive
chairman Datuk Vijay Eswaran Vijaratnam; 1Malaysia Development Berhad Foundation
director Datuk Dr Shamsul Anwar Sulaiman; Quest International University Perak
director Dr R.Subramaniam; Tapah MIC division chief Dr M. Malasingam; former
Sungai Manik assemblyman Ibrahim Katop; Beruas Umno permanent chairman Ahmad @
Mahir Afandi Harun; Gan Chin @ Gan Seong Chin.
Seven people will receive the Darjah Datuk Pahlawan Taming Sari (DPTS) award
which carries the title "Datuk Pahlawan". They are Sabah Police Commissioner
Datuk Hamza Taib, Armed Forces Manpower Department director-general Brig Gen Md
Sani Ahmad; First Admiral Mohamad Adib Abdul Samad, the deputy chief of the
International Monitoring Team for Mindanao, Philippines; Perak police chief
Datuk Mohd Shukri Dahlan; Brig Gen Redzuan Baharuddin from Army headquarters;
First Admiral Sulaiman Mohamad from Navy headquarters and Sarawak Contingent
Police Headquarters CID chief, Zulkifli Hassan.
Thirteen people will be awarded the Darjah Paduka Cura Si Manja Kini (PCM);
Darjah Paduka Mahkota Perak (70 recipients), Darjah Ahli Cura Si Manja Kini (16)
and the Darjah Ahli Mahkota Perak (AMP) (203).
A total of 289 people will be awarded the Pingat Pekerti Terpilih (PPT)
medal; 196 others the Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (PJK) medal and 11 the Pingat
Lama Perkhidmatan (PLP) medal.
Besides tomorrow, investitures will also be held on May 26 and June 9.
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