Selangor Sultan confers state awards on 116 recipients in conjunction with birthday celebration

KLANG: Selangor Ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah conferred awards, honours and medals on 116 recipients at an investiture ceremony held in conjunction with his 75th birthday celebration at Istana Alam Shah here on Monday (Nov 29).

Tengku Permaisuri Selangor Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin and Raja Muda of Selangor Tengku Amir Shah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah were also present at the ceremony.

Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) executive editor Harlina Samson and Star Media Group chief reporter Edward Rajendra J.S. Henry were among 28 individuals who received the Darjah Kebesaran Setia-Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (SIS) award.

His Highness also conferred the Darjah Kebesaran Ahli Mahkota Selangor (AMS) and Darjah Kebesaran Ahli-Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (AIS) on 39 individuals.

A total of 10 other individuals were awarded the Bintang Perkhidmatan Cemerlang.

On Saturday (Nov 27), 57 recipients were conferred awards and medals in an investiture ceremony held in strict compliance with the standard operating procedures (SOP) set to curb the spread of Covid-19.

On Dec 10, 2020, Sultan Sharafuddin, in a statement via the official Facebook page of Istana Selangor @ Selangor Royal Office said he had decided not to hold any ceremony in conjunction with his birthday celebration and the investiture ceremony would be on a date to be set depending on the current Covid-19 situation. - Bernama

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