Dato’ Seri Diraja Dr. Zambry Abd. Kadir
Session 3 : Nusantara Islam
09.3.2020 | Monday | 2.30 pm
Dato’ Seri DiRaja Dr. Zambry bin Abdul Kadir, became actively involved in politics in 1995, soon after his return from the United States. He was bestowed with several awards and received numerous recognitions for his works and contributions both locally and internationally. In 2012, he received the Tuan Paduka Sultan Jayanegara medal from the Governor of Lampung, a province in Indonesia and became the first foreign dignitary to have received such prestigious award. In 2014, he was also named as a Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) recipient. The selection was carried out based on his tremendous efforts in assisting the poor and poverty eradication in Perak through Yayasan Bina Upaya Darul Ridzuan (YBU). Other than that, in 2017, Dr. Zambry was given The Brandlaureate Nation Building Icon Leadership Award based on his achievements as the state leader.