Health DG Dr Noor Hisham named national 2020 Tokoh Maal Hijrah


KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has been named as the recipient of the 2020/1442 Hijrah Tokoh Maal Hijrah at the national level Wednesday (Aug 19).

Sheikh Al-Azhar Al-Syarif Sheikh Prof Dr Ahmad Tayyib, meanwhile, was picked as the International Tokoh Maal Hijrah.

The announcement was made by Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs) Senator Datuk Seri Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri at a ceremony at the National Mosque here.

Zulkifli said the selection of the two figures were made for their considerable contributions in upholding Islam at the national and global levels.

He added that both had received numerous recognitions at the local and international levels.

The conferment of the awards saw the two figures involved each receiving a medal and a certificate of appreciation.

Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah consented to presenting the awards at the ceremony.

Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah was also present at the ceremony which was also attended by the Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and his wife Puan Sri Noorainee Abdul Rahman. - Bernama

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