Congratulations are in order for our Health DG Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah! Our Malaysian hero is now a “Tan Sri” as of today!
Earlier today (Monday, 17th August), the Sepang-born medical surgeon was awarded the Darjah Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM), which carries the aforementioned title. This was in conjunction with YDPA Sultan Abdullah’s birthday.
Dr. Noor Hisham remained humble in expressing his feelings after receiving the award. He wrote on his Facebook post, “Alhamdulillah. This is an honour given to all frontliners from the Health Ministry. This also symbolises the trust and appreciation given by the government towards the civil society.”
Many netizens took to social media, especially Twitter, to congratulate Dr. Noor Hisham over his outstanding achievement. In fact, a few local celebs also left their congratulatory remarks include Neelofa and also Muar MP Syed Saddiq. As a result, the term “Tan Sri” is currently a trending topic on Twitter.
Setinggi-tinggi tahniah kepada YBhg. Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah, Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan Malaysia atas Penganugerahan Darjah Kebesaran Pingat Panglima Setia Mahkota (P.S.M) yang membawa gelaran "Tan Sri". pic.twitter.com/vzqe2XfWvd
— KKM Portal MyHealth (@MyHEALTHKKM) August 17, 2020
— Dr Anwar Fazal (@DrAnwarFazal) August 17, 2020
Tahniah Tan Sri @DGHisham !
You are a true Malaysian Hero.
May Allah bless you always.
— Syed Saddiq (@SyedSaddiq) August 17, 2020
Heartiest congratulations to Tan Sri @DGHisham on your well deserved award. Thank you for your contribution to the country. Our true Malaysian Hero!
— Neelofa (@Neelofa) August 17, 2020
On behalf of all the Australians in Malaysia, congratulations Tan Sri.
— Andrew Goledzinowski (@AusHCMalaysia) August 17, 2020
You deserve this bcs you handle Malaysia very well? https://t.co/zkUOEd30TE
— pretz (@mdshahruls) August 17, 2020
Check out the ceremony here: