DINNER RECEPTION WITH THE MALAYSIAN COMMUNITY WITH THE HON. SENATOR TAN SRI ABU ZAHAR UJANG, YANG-DIPERTUA DEWAN NEGARA, 1 FEBRUARY 2013
The Embassy of Malaysia in Manila organised a dinner with the Malaysian Community in conjunction with the visit of the Hon. Senator Tan Sri Abu Zahar Ujang, Yang Di-Pertua Dewan Negara (President of the Senate) to the Philippines from 29 January to 2 February 2013. The dinner was held at Rumah Malaysia on 1 February 2013, and was hosted by H.E. Dato’ Mohd Zamri Mohd Kassim, Ambassador of Malaysia to the Philippines and Madame Datin Masitah Alang Ahmad.
The Hon. Yang di-Pertua Dewan Negara was in Manila to attend the 5th Global Organisation of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) Conference which took place at the Philippine International Convention Centre in Pasay City.
In addition to the Hon. Yang di-Pertua Dewan Negara, the dinner was also attended by members of his delegation which included the Hon. Sen. Dato’ Nallakaruppan Solaimalai; the Hon. Dayang Madinah Tun Abang Haji Openg; the Hon. Sen. Baharudin Abu Bakar; the Hon. Sen. Lihan Jok; the Hon. Sen. To’ Puan Zaitun Mat Amin; YBhg Dato’ Lamien Sawiyo, Ketua Pentadbir Parlimen Malaysia; and YBhg Dato’ Abdul Razak Musa, Director of Legal and Prosecution Division MACC. The dinner was also attended by prominent members of the Malaysian community residing in Manila such as Mr. Edward Ling, the President of the Malaysian Association in the Philippines (MAP); and officers and staff of the Embassy.
There was also a special occasion celebrated during the event as 2 February was also the birthday of the Hon. Senator Tan Sri Abu Zahar.
Embassy of Malaysia
Republic of the Philippines
1 February 2013