Home > News > Nation
Thursday February 7, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Wednesday April 17, 2013 MYT 12:02:52 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: The Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah received the Grand Cordon of the Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum award from the Japanese Government.
The Queen was presented with the award by Japanese ambassador to Malaysia Shigeru Nakamura at Istana Negara here yesterday.
Also present was Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah.
The award is the highest in the Japanese Imperial Honours System which confers it only to female members of the Japanese Imperial Family and foreign female royalty.
The award was previously received by the 12th Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tuanku Fauziah Tengku Abdul Rashid in 2005.
Among the previous recipients are Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Empress Farah Pahlavi of Iran, Queen Paola of Belgium, Queen Silvia of Sweden, Queen Sirikit of Thailand and Queen Sofia of Spain. - Bernama
Tags / Keywords:
Nation, News, Women, raja permaisuri, japan
Small business owners brace for GST challenges
Federal Court grants Negri Sembilan govt leave to appeal cross-dressing ruling
Self-styled Sulu Sultan names Phugdal to be Raja Muda
AirAsia QZ8501: Crash report will not include black box data, says investigator
Twitter Q&A for young go-getters
Plenty of great fun and adventure pursuits in Adelaide
Sharapova blows away Bouchard to march into semis
History Channel’s 'Vikings' to return next month
Head for the Hills: 'Hollywood' sign tourists spell trouble for locals
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)