Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The 11th National Literary

His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (the Supreme Ruler) of Malaysia, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah consent to attend the Investiture Ceremony of Malaysia's 11th National Literary Award held at Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur. In the ceremony, Datuk Dr. Ahmad Kamal Abdullah received the National Literary Award and thus became the nation 11th National Literary. The award was delivered by His Majesty Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah. Also attended the ceremony were Her Majesty the Raja Permaisuri Agong (the Supreme Queen) of Malaysia, Tuanku Hajah Haminah and Deputy Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

The award of National Literary qualifying the Datuk Dr. Ahmad Kamal to receive a cash prize of RM60,000, National Honours Certificate and get the funding to publish 50.000 copies of his works to be distributed in libraries, schools and government agencies.

picture from Utusan



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