Highest Literary Award for Dr Hadijah

Highest Literary Award for Dr Hadijah

Date
Sunday, 31 July 2011

Media Type
Berita Harian (Front page)

In the weekend edition of the Berita Harian, Berita Minggu (31 July 2011, front page), it was reported that Associate Professor Hadijah Rahmat received on the Tun Seri Lanang Award – the highest degree of award that can be accorded to an individual. Assoc Prof Hadijah had received her award from Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Ministry of Information, Communication and the Arts, who was guest-of-honour at the 2011 Literature Awards Ceremony. It was noted that Dr Yaacob said in his speech that Malay literature plays an important role in building heritage and capturing the pulse and sentiments of the community.

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Source: Berita Harian (Front page), sph