KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas and Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador are among 795 recipients of federal awards, honours and medals in conjunction with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah’s official birthday today.
Hamid and Thomas will be awarded the Darjah Panglima Setia Mahkota, the second highest federal award which carries the Tan Sri honorific.
Dewan Rakyat Speaker Mohamad Ariff Yusof will also receive the award.
Heading this year’s list are three recipients who will be bestowed the Panglima Mangku Negara (PMN) which carries the Tan Sri title.
They are Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat; Chief Secretary to the Government Ismail Bakar, and Malaysian Armed Forces chief Gen Zulkifli Zainal Abidin.
The honours list today includes 15 people conferred the Darjah Kebesaran Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM), which also carries the Tan Sri title; 30 will receive the Darjah Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) and nine others the Darjah Panglima Setia Diraja (PSD), both of which carry the Datuk title.