Selangor Sultan to give out only 19 awards on his birthday


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 10 Dec 2019

SHAH ALAM: There are only 19 recipients out of the 958 nominated for awards and titles in conjunction with the 74th birthday celebrations of Sultan Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah.

Of the 19 recipients, only one will be awarded the Darjah Kebesaran Seri Paduka Mahkota Selangor (S.P.M.S.) which carries the title “Datuk Seri”.

There is also only one recipient for the Darjah Kebesaran Datuk Setia-Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (S.S.I.S.) award which carries the title “Datuk Setia”.

State Secretary Datuk Mohd Amin Ahmad Ahya said nine people would receive the Darjah Kebesaran Datuk Paduka Mahkota Selangor (D.P.M.S.) award which carries the title “Datuk”.

He said eight others would be receiving the Darjah Kebesaran Datuk-Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (D.S.I.S.) which also carries the title “Datuk”.

Mohd Amin said all the recipients have been cleared by the security checks conducted by the police, Insolvency Department, and Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission.

He said the state government received 2,268 applications and of these, 958 were nominated for awards and titles. — Bernama

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