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Honoured: The King conferring the Tan Sri title on Muhammad Shafee at Istana Negara in Kuala Lumpur.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prominent lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Md Abdullah was conferred the Tan Sri title along with six others at Istana Negara here.
Apart from Muhammad Shafee, Federal Court judge Tan Sri Ahmad Maarop also received the Tan Sri title.
They received the Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) award, which carries the title “Tan Sri”, that was bestowed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in conjunction with the ruler’s official birthday celebration last June.
Besides Ahmad and Muhammad Shafee, the others who received the award are Special Adviser on Religion to the Prime Minister Tan Sri Professor Dr Abdullah Md Zin, the Prime Minister’s Adviser Tan Sri Othman Abd Razak, ABN Media Group executive chairman Tan Sri Ketheeswaran Kanagaratnam, Landmarks Berhad director Tan Sri Zakaria Abdul Hamid and Sapura Group president and chief executive officer Tan Sri Shahril Shamsuddin.
Also present at the ceremony was Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah. — Bernama
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