Friday, April 26, 2013

WP Federal Territory Honor List

In conjunction with Federal Territory Day (WP Day) on 1 Feb 2013, a list of recipients of awards including the "Datuk" were given to those who had contributed to the country, Malaysia.

The awards were conferred by the King of Malaysia, The Yang Dipertuan Agong.KUALA LUMPUR: Former Works Minister Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu will head the list of recipients of awards and medals to be conferred in conjunction with Federal Territories Day today.

Leading the honor was the special envoy for infrastructure to India and South Asia, Samy Vellu. He was the president of MIC, a components of BN, the ruling party for Malaysia since the independent in 1953. He stepped down as MIC president, a post he held for 31 years, after he lost the parliament seat to Barisan Rakyat. .
Here are the list of recipients who received the awards at the new Palace at Jalan Duta, given by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah.
1. Darjah Seri Utama Mahkota Wilayah, which carries the title Datuk Seri Utama. Recipient - Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu, Tan Sri Cheng Heng Jem and Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad.Another recipient who was awarded last year was Tan Sri Ismail Omar.
2.  Darjah Seri Mahkota Wilayah, which carries the title Datuk Seri. - Eight individuals, including Kuala Lumpur Datuk Bandar Datuk Ahmad Phesal Taib, former mayor Datuk Ruslin Hasan and Umno Federal Territories state liaison secretary Datuk Wira Syed Ali Abbas Alhabshee, will receive the
3. Panglima Mahkota Wilayah award that carry the title Datuk.  - The Forty one recipients were the MCA Labuan division chief Chin Hong Vui, MCA Federal Territories deputy treasurer Tey Kock Yew, SP Setia Berhad executive vice president Ong Kek Seng and local celebrity Aznil Nawawi, 
4. Various medals under the Johan Mahkota Wilayah (JMW), Kesatria Mahkota Wilayah (KMW), Ahli Mahkota Wilayah (AMW) and Pangkuan Mahkota Wilayah (PPW) categories.- About  231 persons were listed to receive the above awards of various kind.
They include MCA Wangsa Maju division vice president Lim Lek Chai(JMW), MCA Seputeh division vice president Foong Tak Chu (KMW), MCA Bukit Bintang division secretary Lim Thiam Eng (AMW), MCA Lembah Pantai division committee member Ng Choong (PPW) and MCA Ikan Emas branch member Wong Hong Fan (PPW).
The awards in conjunction to the celebration of Federal Territory is rather new. However since it was given by The Agong, the acceptance is widely approved within Malaysia.


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