10 September 2019 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod has been conferred the Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) award which carries the title Datuk in conjunction with the birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, yesterday.
Abd Latif was among 42 individuals who received their honorary awards at the ceremony at the Istana Negara. Also present was the FRIM DG’s wife, Datin Halidah Kasmin.
|Abd Latif (right) and Halidah posing for a photograph at the Istana Negara.||Media coverage snapshots of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong spontaneous action.|
Bernama reported that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong walked down the stairs to confer the award to the FRIM DG. FRIM DG was overwhelmed by this spontaneous action. Please click on the following links for further reports: https://tinyurl.com/sca49sr and https://tinyurl.com/qr63bdx.
In conjunction with His Majesty’s Birthday, 1,518 individuals were conferred the awards.