Orders, decorations, and medals of Terengganu

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The decorations of the Sultanate of Terengganu are:[1][2]

Orders and Decorations[edit]

The Most Exalted Supreme Royal Family Order of Terengganu - Darjah Utama Kerabat di-Raja Terengganu Yang Amat di-Hormati

  • founded by Sultan Mahmud al-Muktafi Billah Shah on 10 March 1981.
  • Limited to ruling princes and awarded in one class, Member or Ahli - DKT

The Most Distinguished Royal Family Order of Terengganu - Darjah Kerabat di-Raja Terengganu Yang Amat Mulia

  • founded by Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin on 6 July 2000 as a family order for members of the Trengganu and other Royal houses.
  • Awarded in one class, Member or Ahli - DKR

The Most Distinguished Family Order of Terengganu - Darjah Kebesaran Kerabat Terengganu Yang Amat Mulia

  • founded by Sultan Ismail Nasir ud-din Shah on 19 June 1962 as a family order for members of the Trengganu and other Royal houses.
  • Awarded in two classes
    • 1. Member of the first class or Ahli Yang Pertama (Max. 16 recipients at any one time) - DK I
    • 2. Member of the second class or Ahli Yang Kedua (Max. 24 recipients) - DK II

The Most Select Order of Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu - Darjah Kebesaran Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Terengganu Yang Amat Terpilih

  • founded by Sultan Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin on 6 July 2001
  • Awarded in a supreme class, Sri Utama (established 26 May 2005) - SUMZ
  • And four ordinary classes :
    • 1. Knight Grand Companion or Dato' Sri Setia - SSMZ
    • 2. Knight Companion or Dato' Setia - DSMZ
    • 3. Companion or Setia - SMZ
    • 4. Member or Ahli - AMZ

The Most Revered Order of Sultan Mahmud I of Terengganu - Darjah Kebesaran Sultan Mahmud I Terengganu Yang Amat Terpuji

  • founded by Sultan Mahmud al-Muktafi Billah Shah on 28 February 1982.
  • Awarded in three classes
    • 1. Member Grand Companion or Ahli Sri Setia (Max. 16 recipients) - SSMT
    • 2. Member Knight Companion or Ahli Dato' Setia (Max. 32 recipients) - DSMT
    • 3. Member Companion or Ahli Setia (Max. 60 recipients) - ASM

The Most Distinguished Order of the Crown of Terengganu - Darjah Kebesaran Mahkota Terengganu Yang Amat Mulia

  • founded by Sultan Ismail Nasir ud-din Shah on 19 June 1962.
  • Awarded in four classes
    • 1. Knight Grand Commander or Dato' Sri Paduka (Max. 25 recipients) - SPMT
    • 2. Knight Commander or Dato' Paduka (Max. 50 recipients) - DPMT
    • 3. Companion or Setia (Max. 100 recipients) - SMT
    • 4. Member or Ahli (Max. 200 recipients) - AMT

The Conspicuous Gallantry Star - Bintang Keberanian Handal

  • instituted by Sultan Mahmud al-Muktafi Billah Shah on 7 July 1981 to reward supreme acts of gallantry within the borders of the state of Trengganu or by Trengganu subjects. Limited to officers.
  • Awarded in a single class, silver star (BKH)

The Conspicuous Gallantry Medal - Pingat Keberanian Handal

  • instituted by Sultan Ismail Nasir ud-din Shah on 22 June 1951 as a reward for supreme acts of gallantry within the borders of the state of Trengganu or by Trengganu subjects. Limited to non-commissioned officers and other ranks after 1981.
  • Awarded in a single class, silver medal (PKH).

The Distinguished Service Medal - Pingat Jasa Cemerlang

  • instituted by Sultan Mahmud al-Muktafi Billah Shah on 10 March 1981 to reward distinguished services to the state.
  • Awarded in a single class, silver medal (PJC).

The Distinguished Conduct Medal - Pingat Pekerti Terpilih

  • instituted by Sultan Ismail Nasir ud-din Shah on 22 June 1951 as a reward for acts of bravery and distinguished conduct within the borders of the state of Trengganu or by Trengganu subjects.
  • Awarded in a single class, nickel medal (PPT).

The Meritorious Service Medal - Pingat Jasa Kebaktian

  • instituted by Sultan Ismail Nasir ud-din Shah on 22 June 1951 as a reward for meritorious services to the state.
  • Awarded in a single class, bronze medal (PJK).

The Long Service and Good Conduct Star - Bintang Kerana Lama Berjawatan dan Baik Pekerti

  • instituted by Sultan Ismail Nasir ud-din Shah on 10 January 1955 as a reward for twenty-one years of continuous long service and good conduct in state service, at the level of officer or executive, or above.
  • Awarded in a single class, six pointed silver star (BLB).

The Long Service and Good Conduct Medal - Pingat Kerana Lama Berjawatan dan Baik Pekerti

  • instituted by Sultan Ismail Nasir ud-din Shah on 10 January 1955 as a reward for twenty-one years of continuous long service and good conduct in state service, at the non-executive level or below.
  • Awarded in a single class, a medal in white metal (PLB).

Jubilee Medal - Pingat Jubli

  • instituted by Sultan Ismail Nasir ud-din Shah to commemorate his silver jubilee in 1970.
  • Awarded in a single class, silver medal.

Defence Medal - Pingat Pertahanan

  • instituted by Sultan Mahmud al-Muktafi Billah Shah in 1972 as a medal of service.
  • Awarded in a single class, silver medal.

Installation Medal 1970 - Pingat Pertalaban 1970

  • instituted by Sultan Mahmud al-Muktafi Billah Shah to commemorate his installation as sultan in 1970.
  • Awarded in a single class, silver medal.

Installation Medal 1998 - Pingat Pertalaban 1998

  • instituted by Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin al-Wathiqu Billah to commemorate his installation as sultan in 1998.
  • Awarded in a single class, silver medal.


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colecciones Militares, Ribbons of Terengganu, 1 & 2
  2. ^ Royal Ark, Decorations of Terengganu