DPM’s special adviser heads list of recipients
Special Adviser to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Wan Ahmad Wan Omar heads the list of 218 recipients of the state awards and medals at Istana Abu Bakar in Pekan here today, in conjunction with Sultan of Pahang Sultan Ahmad Shah’s 86th birthday.
Wan Ahmad, Universiti Kuala Lumpur pro-chancellor and chairman Datuk Dr Adham Baba, Majlis Amanah Rakyat director-general Datuk Ibrahim Ahmad, Tasik Chini Research Centre head Professor Datuk Dr Mushrifah Idris, Ahmad Zaki Resources Bhd managing director Datuk Wan Zakariah Wan Muda, lawyer Datuk Noorhuda Alias, Bharat Group managing director Datuk Kesav Kumar Agarwal, Teruntum Chicken Processing Centre manager Datuk Chow Liong, company director Datuk S. Kanagendran, Professor Mohd Akram Shair Mohamed and Myanmar Football Federation president U Zaw Zaw will receive the Sri Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang award, which carries the title “Datuk Seri”.
Five people will be awarded the Sri Indera Mahkota Pahang (SIMP), another 15 the Darjah Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang and 79 the Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang. All three awards carry the title “Datuk”.
SIMP recipients are Court of Appeal president Tan Sri Md Raus Sharif ’s wife, Puan Sri Salwany Mohamed Zamri, Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin’s wife, Puan Sri Rohani Mohamed Kassim, Pahang State Development officer Datuk Zulkifli Yaacob, Bharat Group managing director Datuk Vinod Kumar Agarwal and Boon Siew Honda Sdn Bhd deputy chief executive officer Datuk Tan Hui Jing.