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MALACCA: Rock legend Ramli Sarip and Harimau Muda A coach Ong Kim Swee are among 901 recipients of state awards in conjunction with the 75th birthday of the Yang di-Pertua Negri of Malacca Tun Mohd Khalil Yaakob.
The two will receive the Darjah Pangkuan Seri Melaka (DPSM) award that carries the title Datuk.
They are among the 104 personalities who will receive the Datuk Seri, Datuk Wira and Datuk titles.
Chief Minister Datuk Idris Haron and Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Datuk Seri Khalid Abu Bakar lead the honours list in conjunction with the Governor’s birthday today.
Idris will receive the Darjah Gemilang Seri Melaka (DGSM) award which carries the title Datuk Seri, while Khalid will get the Darjah Cemerlang Melaka (DCSM) award which carries the title Datuk Wira.
This was announced by State Secretary Datuk Naim Abu Bakar here yesterday. He said the 901 recipients will receive their awards in three separate investiture ceremonies.
Among nine others who will receive the DCSM award are Armed Forces chief Tan Sri Zulkilfeli Mohd Zin and state Education, Higher Learning, Science and Technology committee chairman Datuk Md Yunos Husin, Mamee Double Decker (M) Bhd CEO Datuk Pang Tee Nam and Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd CEO Datuk Azhar Abdul Hamid.
Nine recipients will receive the Darjah Mulia Seri Melaka (DMSM) award, which also carries the title Datuk.
Naim said the Governor has consented to award recipients comprising Federal and state government officials, corporate figures, non-governmental organisation (NGO) activists, volunteers and people from the media.
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