MELAKA – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi on Sunday received the award, Darjah Utama Negeri Melaka which carries the title, “Datuk Seri Utama”, from Melaka Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Mohd Khalil Yaakob.
The conferment of the award was made at a special ceremony held at the Office of the Melaka Yang Dipertua Negeri, here, in conjunction with Mohd Khalil’s 77th birthday celebration this year.
At the same ceremony, chairman of the Welfare Association of Wives of Melaka Elected Representatives, Datin Seri Fadilah Abdullah who is also the Chief Minister’s wife, received the Darjah Cemerlang Seri Melaka which carries the title, “Datuk Wira”.
Also present were the deputy prime minister’s wife Datin Seri Hamidah Khamis and Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron.
Ahmad Zahid had led the list of 760 state award and medal recipients in conjunction with Mohd Khalil’s 77th birthday celebration on Oct 9. – BERNAMA