KUANTAN: Two Cabinet ministers are among 15 people who were made Datuk Seris in conjunction with the 77th birthday of the Sultan Pahang Sultan Ahmad Shah on Wednesday.
Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said and Federal Territories Minister Datuk Zulhasnan Rafique will receive the Darjah Sri Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang (SSAP).
Among the other recipients are Finance Ministry secretary-general Datuk Dr Wan Abdul Aziz Wan Abdullah, Economic Planning Unit director-general Datuk Dr Sulaiman Mahboob, Maju Holdings Sdn Bhd group executive chairman Tan Sri Abu Shahid Mohamed, Genting Berhad group chairman Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, MAS chief executive officer and managing director Datuk Idris Jala, Telekom Malaysia Berhad group chief executive officer and managing director Datuk Abdul Wahid Omar, and Rangkaian TV and Media Prima chief executive officer Datuk Farid Ridzuan.
The investiture will be held on Nov 3 at Istana Abu Bakar, Pekan.
Seven people are being awarded the Sri Indera Mahkota Pahang (SIMP) that carries the title Datuk.
They include army deputy chief Lt-Jen Datuk Masood Zainal Abidin, former Pahang State Secretary Datuk Wan Abdullah Wan Salleh and Malaysia Airlines executive director Tengku Azmil Zahruddin Raja Abdul Aziz.
Pahang State Secretary Datuk Muhammad Safian Ismail leads the list of 25 recipients awarded the Darjah Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang (DSAP) that also carries the title Datuk.
Also in the list are state police chief Datuk Ayob Mohamed, AirAsia Berhad group chief executive Datuk Tony Fernandes and state exco members Datuk Ahmad Munawar Abdul Jalil, Datuk Dr Ahmad Shukri Ismail, Datuk Ishak Muhammad, Datuk Hoh Khai Mun, Datuk Fong Koong Fuee, Datuk Ir Mohd Soffi Abdul Razak and Datuk Mohd Sharkar Shamsuddin.
Ninety-five recipients are bestowed the Darjah Indera Mahkota Pahang (DIMP) which carries the title Datuk.
Among them are Fifa medical committee member Dr Gurcharan Singh, state prosecution unit chief Ahmad Rosli Mohd Sham and popular master of ceremonies Mahadzir Lokman, Kuala Lumpur police chief Senior Asst Comm 1 Zul Hasnan Najib Baharudin and Bukit Aman police headquarters management department assistant director chief Senior Asst Comm II Jamshah Mustapa.
Nine people are receiving the Setia Ahmad Shah Pahang (SAP), 74 the Setia Mahkota Pahang (SMP), 34 the Ahli Ahmad Shah Pahang (AAP), 152 the Ahli Mahkota Pahang (AMP), 98 the Pingat Khidmat Cemerlang (PKC), 71 the Pingat Kelakuan Terpuji (PKT) and 180 the Pingat Jasa Kebaktian.