Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Aminuddin Harun heads the list of 340 recipients of awards and medals in conjunction with Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir’s 71st birthday.
Aminuddin will be conferred the Darjah Seri Setia Negeri Sembilan Yang Amat Cemerlang (SSNS) award which carries the title “Datuk Seri”.
Royal Malaysia Police special branch director Abdul Hamid Bador will also receive the same award.
Tuanku Muhriz will bestow the Darjah Datuk Paduka Negeri Sembilan (DPNS) which carries the title “Datuk” to three recipients - Negeri Sembilan State Assembly speaker Zulkefly Mohamad Omar; Negeri Sembilan state secretary Razali Ab Malik and Moroccan Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs secretary-general Hassan Ammari.
Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Negeri Sembilan rector Prof Nasrudin Mohammed; Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) registrar Muhammad Haizuan Rozali; State Education Department director Pkharuddin Ghazali @ Mat Jali and State Health Department director Dr Zainudin Mohd Ali are among 16 recipients of the Darjah Setia Bakti Negeri Sembilan (DBNS), which also carries the title “Datuk”.
There are nine recipients of the Darjah Setia Negeri Sembilan (DNS) award, including USIM’s Strategic Communications Centre director under the Faculty of Leadership and Management Prof Mohd Yahya Mohamed Arifin; Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Prof Dr Jamia Azdina Jamal and UKM’s Tun Fatimah Hashim Women's Leadership Centre director, Prof Norizan Abdul Razak.
Also receiving the DNS award are Port Dickson district officer Khairy Maamor and Kuala Pilah district officer Syahrul Nizam Saleh.
This year, five individuals will receive the Darjah Tuanku Muhriz (DTM) medal including Nephrology and Internal Medicine Specialist at the UKM Medical Centre, Dr Kong Wei Yen; private secretary to the Yang di-Pertuan Besar Mohd Nizam Mohd Akhir and Malaysian Squash Association director Major (Rtd) S Subramaniam.
Tuanku Muhriz will also confer the Darjah Pekerti Terpilih (DPT) to 10 recipients, while there are 42 recipients of the Ahli Setia Negeri Sembilan (ANS), 86 recipients of the Pingat Khidmat Cemerlang Masyarakat (PMC) medal and Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (140 recipients).
Fifteen people will receive the Pingat Khidmat Lama (PKL) and 12 will get the Pingat Bentara Tuanku Muhriz (BTM) medals respectively.
The investiture will be held at the Balairung Seri, Istana Besar Seri Menanti in Kuala Pilah at 7am today.