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Malaysian ac­tress Tan Sri Dato’ Michelle Yeoh was awarded the Com­man­deur

del a Leg io nd’ Hon ne uri na pri­vate cer­e­mony held at the Res­i­dence de France in Kuala Lumpur by then Pres­i­dent François Hol­lande him­self. The Com­mand eur del a Le­gion

d’Hon­neur is the high­est civil­ian award that a for­eigner is able to re­ceive from the French gov­ern­ment. A month later, the Princess of Se­lan­gor Tengku Zatashah Sul­tan Shara­fud­din Idris Shah was con­ferred the Che­va­lier del a Le­gion

d’Hon­neur for her role in pro­mot­ing the French cul­ture and lan­guage in Malaysia as the Pres­i­dent of Al­liance Fran­caise de Kuala Lumpur for the past five years.

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