Investiture of Penang awards, medals postponed


GEORGE TOWN – The investiture of Penang state awards, medals and honours this year has been postponed to a date to be announced later.

Speaker of State Legislative Assembly Datuk Law Choo Kiang (picture) said all events in conjunction with the 72nd birthday of the Yang Dipertua of Penang Tun Ahmad Fuzi Abdul Razak have also been postponed to later dates.

He said the postponement was in line with the Movement Control under the National Recovery Plan announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on June 15.

“This is also due to the current situation and after taking into consideration the safety and health factors to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Penang,” he said in a statement here today.

However, Law said July 10 will remain as a state holiday in conjunction with the Yang Dipertua of Penang’s birthday celebration.