AT THE CENTENARY CONFERENCE OF THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF PLANTERS’ (ISP)

Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very pleased to be here to open this event, and would like to congratulate the ISP on the occasion of its centenary. This conference, the ninth that has been put on by the Society, promises two days of thought-provoking insights and lively debate from the many distinguished speakers, senior industry … Read full speech

AT THE LAUNCH OF THE BOOK STRIVING FOR INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT: FROM PANGKOR TO A MODERN MALAYSIAN STATE

1.      I’d like to express my profound appreciation to Peter Drake and Ha-Joon Chang for coming to Malaysia, and for their inspiring and generous words. 2.      Excellencies and friends, my warmest thanks go to all of you for taking time off from your no-doubt overloaded schedules to be here this morning for the launch of … Read full speech

Special Dinner to Mark the Strategic Partnership between Southeast Asia and the University of Oxford

Lord Chancellor, Heads of House, ladies and gentlemen:   I would like to begin by welcoming you all to our dinner this evening, which celebrates the foundation of the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Oxford. In particular, I would like to welcome the Chancellor of the University, The Right Honourable The … Read full speech

Launch of Oxford’s Southeast Asia Studies Centre Campaign

Vice-Chancellor, heads of house, ladies and gentlemen:   I am delighted to accept the Vice-Chancellor’s invitation to be the Patron of the University’s Centre for Southeast Asia Studies. This new and innovative Centre will be based in the Oxford School for Global and Area Studies.   As  Patron,  I  will do all  I can  to support … Read full speech

The 35th Conference of the International Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare (Isqua)

‘Heads, Hearts and Hands – Weaving the Fabric of Quality and Safety’   Ladies and Gentlemen :   I am very happy to be here this morning at the opening of this international conference on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, or QSH. I find the theme of this conference to be very evocative, especially to a … Read full speech

Dinner to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Khazanah-Ocis Merdeka Scholarship Programme for the University of Oxford

Bismillahi r-Rahmani r-Rahim. Assalamu ‘alaykum warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh and a very good evening:   Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di Pertuan Agong, ladies and gentlemen: As Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, I am delighted to be here this evening to join you in celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the … Read full speech

Titah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Pelancaran Buku ‘Perak Sultanate : The Historic Royal Glory of Perak Tengah’

Salam Sejahtera       Kata pepatah, ‘Jika tidak dipecahkan ruyung, manakan dapat sagunya’; sesungguhnya sesuatu kejayaan, tidak akan dicapai tanpa usaha.  Majlis pada pagi ini adalah majlis untuk meraikan satu kejayaan usaha. Bertempat di lantai tinggi MENARA PETRONAS yang ikonik, kisah gemilang daripada daerah Perak Tengah, sebuah daerah yang sekian lama dianggap terpinggir, diangkat … Read full speech