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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.



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.



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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