KUALA LUMPUR: The director-general of the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) Tan Sri Othman Mustapha today led the list of 188 recipients of 2016 Federal Orders, Decorations and Medals in conjunction with the birthday celebrations of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah.
Othman received the Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) award which carries the title of ‘Tan Sri’ from Tuanku Abdul Halim at a ceremony held at Istana Negara here.
Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah was also present at the investiture ceremony. The official birthday of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong was celebrated on June 4.
Others who were awarded the PSM award were managing director of ECK Development Sdn Bhd Tan Sri Dr Khor Eng Chuen, director of Synergy Energy (Labuan) Ltd Tan Sri Loo Chong Sing, chairman of S.K Tiong Enterprise Sdn Bhd Tan Sri Tiong Su Kouk, chairman of Tungling Corporation Sdn Bhd Tan Sri Tan Koon Swan and managing director of Syarikat United U-Li Corporation Berhad Tan Sri Lee Yoon Wah.
Tuanku Abdul Halim also bestowed the Darjah Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) award which carries the title ‘Datuk’ to six recipients including Appeals Court Judge Datuk Kamardin Hashim.--BERNAMA