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  • Told to ‘shut up’ on Twitter, Zul Noordin lashes back at Khairy
    Told to ‘shut up’ on Twitter, Zul Noordin lashes back at Khairy

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — A tiff may be brewing between former Perkasa vice president Datuk Zulkifli Noordin and Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin on Twitter. Told unequivocally by the minister... …

  • Anwar: Karpal defended me pro bono
    Anwar: Karpal defended me pro bono

    BUTTERWORTH, April 18 ― The late Karpal Singh had refused to accept payment from Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim when he took on the latter’s sodomy case back in 1998. The federal opposition leader told... …

  • Karpal Singh, a man for true believers of justice
    Karpal Singh, a man for true believers of justice

    As I sat here at my home in Penang at 4 am in the morning of April 17, 2014, waiting for my driver to come and pick me up to go to the Ipoh Hospital, I felt numb by the shocking news relayed to my wife Betty through my sister Hui Ying an hour earlier. I had gone to bed early as I was unwell and was still groggy when the import of her words sunk... …

KUANTAN, 24 Okt (Bernama) -- Seramai 796 menerima darjah kebesaran dan

pingat negeri Pahang sempena ulang tahun ke-82 Hari Keputeraan Sultan Pahang

Sultan Ahmad Shah.

Daripada jumlah itu, 11 orang menerima Darjah Sri Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang

(SSAP) yang membawa gelaran Datuk Seri.

Mereka ialah Ketua Setiausaha Perbendaharaan Pejabat Ketua Setiausaha

Kementerian Kewangan Datuk Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah; Ketua Setiausaha

Kementerian Dalam Negeri Datuk Abdul Rahim Mohamad Radzi; Ketua Setiausaha

Kementerian Sumber Asli dan Alam Sekitar Datuk Zoal Azha Yusof; Ketua Setiausaha

Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat Datuk Dr Noorul Ainur

Mohd Nur; Penyimpan Mohor Besar Raja-Raja Datuk Syed Daniel Syed Ahmad;

Pengerusi Telekom Malaysia Berhad Datuk Dr Halim Shafie; Penasihat Sains

Perdana Menteri Prof Datuk Dr Zakri Abdul Hamid; Panglima Medan Tentera Darat Lt

Jen Datuk Zulkiple Kassim; Pengarah Jabatan Keselamatan Dalam Negeri dan

Ketenteraman Awam Datuk Wira Salleh Mat Rasid; Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Unit

Inovasi Khas Jabatan Perdana Menteri Datuk Kamaljit Singh; dan Pengasas dan

Pengerusi Eksekutif Amcorp Trade Centre Datuk Vijayeswaran Vijayaratnam.

Sebelas orang lagi dianugerah Darjah Sri Indera Mahkota Pahang (SIMP) yang

membawa gelaran Datuk.



Mereka ialah Hakim Mahkamah Tinggi Shah Alam Datuk Mohd Sofian Tan Sri Abdul

Razak; Hakim Mahkamah Tinggi Sabah dan Sarawak Datuk Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahim;

Penasihat Undang-Undang Negeri Pahang Datuk Mat Zara''ai Alias; Pegawai Kewangan

Negeri Pahang Datuk Norzan Ahmad; Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Kerajaan Tempatan, Alam

Sekitar dan Kesihatan Pahang Datuk Hoh Khai Mun; Pengerusi Jawatankuasa

Pembangunan Usahawan dan Koperasi Pahang Datuk Ishak Muhammad;

Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Pembangunan, Kemudahan Asas dan Pengangkutan Pahang

Datuk Ir Mohd Soffi Tan Sri Abd Razak; Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Penerangan,

Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi Pahang Datuk Mohd Sharkar Shamsudin; Pengerusi

Jawatankuasa Sumber Manusia dan Hal Ehwal Pengguna Pahang Datuk Fong Koong Fuee;

pemangku Ketua Pengarah Perkhidmatan Awam Datuk Farida Mohd Ali dan

Presiden/Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Tenaga Nasional Berhad Datuk Ir Azman Mohd.

Seramai 20 orang pula dianugerahi Darjah Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang (DSAP)

yang turut membawa gelaran Datuk.

Antaranya ialah Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Pembangunan Luar Bandar dan Hal Ehwal

Orang Asli Pahang Datuk Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail; Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Dakwah

Islamiah, Perpaduan dan Badan-badan Bukan Kerajaan Pahang Datuk Mohamad Sahfri

Ab Aziz; Yang Dipertua Majlis Perbandaran Kuantan Datuk Zulkifli Yaacob;

Pengarah Pelajaran Pahang Yahya Zainal Abidin dan Ketua Jurutera Tentera Darat

Brig Jen Datuk Ir Abdul Nasser Ahmad.

Seramai 98 orang menerima Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP) yang juga

membawa gelaran Datuk.



Antara penerima DIMP ialah Ketua Pengarang Media Prima Berhad Mohd Lokman

Hamidi; Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Al-Hijrah Media Corporation Bukhari Che Muda;

Penolong Setiausaha Agung Persatuan Bola Sepak Malaysia (FAM) Ahmad Fuad Daud;

Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Sekreteriat Sukan Malaysia Pahang 2012 Ahmad Hairi

Hussain; Ketua Penguatkuasa Agensi Penguatkuasaan Maritim Wilayah Timur

Laksamana Pertama Maritim Nasir Adam; Pengarah Mahkamah Pahang dan Hakim

Mahkamah Sesyen Kuantan Noradidah Ahmad; dan Pengarah Hospital Pekan Dr Daud


Sultan Ahmad Shah turut berkenan menganugerahi Darjah Setia Ahmad Shah

Pahang kepada 21 penerima, Darjah Setia Mahkota Pahang kepada 60 penerima, Ahli

Ahmad Shah Pahang kepada 36 penerima dan Ahli Mahkota Pahang kepada 99 penerima.

Selain itu, 128 orang dianugerahi Pingat Khidmat Cemerlang (PKC), 91

penerima Pingat Kelakuan Terpuji (PKT) dan 221 penerima Pingat Jasa Kebaktian


Majlis penyampaian anugerah pingat dan Darjah kebesaran akan berlangsung di

Istana Abu Bakar, Pekan.



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