The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS, would like to congratulate Professor Wang Gungwu on receiving the title of Darjah Dato’ Paduka Mahkota Perak (D.P.M.P). This honorary state title was awarded by the Sultan of Perak on his 83rd birthday and Professor Wang will be formally conferred the title at the investiture ceremony on 28 May 2011.
Conferment is made in recognition and appreciation of :
- Invaluable and outstanding service, rendered either by Government servants or members of the public.
- In appreciation of chivalrous acts by members of the Armed Forces, the Police Force or the public.
- In appreciation of meritorious and gallant services by members of the Armed Forces, Police and Voluntary Organisations.
The D.P.M.P is a Second Grade Order and is limited to 100 living recipients who have excellent standing rendering services to the State of Perak in all fields. The holders carry the title of “Dato”.