FIVE MIN­IS­TERS RE­CEIVE MELAKA ‘DATUK SERI’ AWARD

She is among 14 re­cip­i­ents of Dar­jah Gemi­lang Seri Melaka

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RU­RAL De­vel­op­ment Min­is­ter Rina Mohd Harun heads the list of 419 re­cip­i­ents of state awards and medals in con­junc­tion with Yang di-Per­tua Negeri of Melaka Tun Dr Mohd Khalil Yaakob’s 80th birth­day.

Rina, who is Ti­ti­wangsa mem­ber of par­lia­ment and Wanita Pakatan Hara­pan chief, was among the 14 re­cip­i­ents of the Dar­jah Gemi­lang Seri Melaka (DGSM), which car­ries the ti­tle “Datuk Seri”.

Chief Min­is­ter Adly Za­hari said the other re­cip­i­ents of the DGSM were Health Min­is­ter Dr Dzulke­fly Ah­mad, En­tre­pre­neur De­vel­op­ment Min­is­ter Mohd Redzuan Md Yu­sof, Do­mes­tic Trade and Con­sumer Af­fairs Min­is­ter Datuk Sai­fud­din Na­su­tion Is­mail and Min­is­ter in the Prime Min­is­ter’s Depart­ment (Reli­gion) Datuk Dr Mu­jahid Yu­sof Rawa, Civil Ser­vice di­rec­tor-gen­eral Datuk Borhan Do­lah, Melaka State Sec­re­tary Datuk Roslan Ibrahim, Deputy Pri­mary In­dus­tries Min­is­ter Sham­sul Iskandar Mohd Akin, Do­mes­tic Trade and Con­sumer Af­fairs Min­istry Sec­re­tary-Gen­eral Datuk Seri Jamil

Salleh and Parti Amanah Ne­gara

(Amanah) ad­viser Ah­mad Awang, Works Depart­ment Di­rec­tor-Gen­eral Datuk Dr Roslan Md Taha, Kuala Linggi In­ter­na­tional Port man­ag­ing di­rec­tor Datuk Noor­mustafa Ka­mal Yahya, Fazil Group man­ag­ing di­rec­tor Datuk Mo­hamad Fazil Shafie, GUH Hold­ing Sdn Bhd man­ag­ing di­rec­tor Datuk H’ng Bak Tee.

Adly said Rina, head of Parti Pribumi Ber­satu Malaysia’s women’s wing, Srikandi, re­ceived her award, with 160 award re­cip­i­ents at the first ses­sion of the in­vesti­ture cer­e­mony yes­ter­day.

The re­main­ing 258 re­cip­i­ents will re­ceive their awards at the sec­ond ses­sion of the in­vesti­ture cer­e­mony on Nov 10.

He said nine peo­ple re­ceived the Dar­jah Ce­mer­lang Seri Melaka (DCSM), which car­ried the ti­tle “Datuk Wira” and they in­cluded Melaka State As­sem­bly Speaker Omar Jaa­far, Deputy Min­is­ter in the Prime Min­is­ter’s Depart­ment (Na­tional Unity and So­cial Har­mony) Dr Md Farid Md Rafik, Deputy En­tre­pre­neur De­vel­op­ment Min­is­ter Mohd Hatta Md Ramli and Melaka po­lice chief Datuk Raja Shahrom Raja Ab­dul­lah.

“(Also in the list are) con­sul­tant physi­cian and gas­troen­terol­o­gist Datuk Seri Dr L. Suresh Raj, Safz Auto Sdn Bhd ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor Datuk Muhamad Faizal Zainol, China In­vest­ment As­so­ci­a­tion-For­eign In­vest­ment Union hon­orary chair­man Datuk Md Wira Dani Ab­dul Daim and Asian Sec­re­tariat for the As­sem­bly of Ulama chair­man Ab­dul Ghani Sam­sudin,” he said.

Eigh­teen peo­ple were awarded the Dar­jah Mu­lia Seri Melaka (DMSM), which car­ries the “Datuk” ti­tle, and they in­clude Melaka In­dus­try, Trade and In­vest­ment Com­mit­tee chair­man Mohd Rafiq Naizamo­hideen; Melaka Hous­ing, Lo­cal Govern­ment and En­vi­ro­ment Com­mit­tee chair­man Tey Kok Kiew; Melaka Tourism, Her­itage and Cul­ture Com­mit­tee chair­man Muham­mad Jailani Khamis and Melaka Pub­lic Works, Trans­port and Pub­lic Util­i­ties Com­mit­tee chair­man Mohd Sofi Ab­dul Wa­hab, Melaka state fi­nan­cial of­fi­cer Hanafi Sakri, Melaka le­gal ad­viser Mo­hamad Abazafree Mohd Ab­bas, Melaka state leg­isla­tive as­sem­bly Deputy Speaker Wong Fort Pin, Amanah vice-pres­i­dent Husam Musa and Deputy Au­di­tor-Gen­eral Zulkipli Ab­dul­lah.

Adly said the Dar­jah Pangkuan Seri Melaka (DPSM), which car­ries the ti­tle “Datuk”, was con­ferred on 59 peo­ple.

They in­cluded Malaysian am­bas­sador to Myan­mar Za­hairi Ba­harim, Melaka Deputy State Sec­re­tary (De­vel­op­ment) Sal­hah Salleh, Melaka Land and Mines di­rec­tor Zaidi Jo­hari and Melaka In­for­ma­tion, Com­mu­ni­ca­tions and Tech­nol­ogy Depart­ment head Wahilman Si­war.

Oth­ers who re­ceived the DPSM were the Melaka chief min­is­ter’s se­nior pri­vate sec­re­tary Mariam Ilias, med­i­cal and nephrol­ogy con­sul­tant at Melaka Pu­tra Spe­cial­ist Hospi­tal Dr K. Parameswaran, Con­cord Green En­ergy Sdn Bhd deputy chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer Ab­dul Ma­lik Mohd Hussin, Syarikat Ku­jaya Group di­rec­tor Wan Kian Han and for­mer na­tional ath­lete M. Ra­machan­dran, he said.

He said 18 peo­ple would be awarded the Dar­jah Seri Melaka, Bin­tang Ce­mer­lang Melaka (35), Bin­tang Khid­mat Ter­puji (72), Pin­gat Jasa Ke­bak­tian (100), Pin­gat Bakti Masyarakat (87), and Pin­gat Khid­mat Lama (seven).

PIC BY KHAIRUNISAH LOKMAN

Yang di-Per­tua Negeri of Melaka Tun Dr Mohd Khalil Yaakob (right) con­fer­ring the Dar­jah Gemi­lang Seri Melaka, which car­ries the ti­tle ‘Datuk Seri’, on Ru­ral De­vel­op­ment Min­is­ter Rina Mohd Harun at the in­vesti­ture cer­e­mony in Melaka yes­ter­day.

Dr Dzulke­fly Ah­mad

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