ROYAL AUDIENCE GRANTED TO IKMAL’s MAIN OFFICE BEARERS BY D.Y.M.M. SULTAN SELANGOR, in HRH’s capacity as IKMAL’s ROYAL PATRON
In the afternoon of 28th January 2016, HRH the Sultan of Selangor, in the capacity of IKMAL’s Royal Patron, consented to grant an Audience at the Istana Bukit Kayangan in Shah Alam to representatives of IKMAL’s Council Members. The Main Office Bearers of IKMAL, i.e. Dato’ President, Vice President, Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer, along with IKMAL’s Secretary General, made up the five-members Team. During the Audience, Tuanku was briefed in detail pertaining to the change of name for IKMAL (from “Institut” to ‘IKHTISAS’), amendments made to IKMAL’s constitution allowing Officers of ALL grades to be eligible for IKMAL’s Life/Ordinary Membership as well as past and future events/functions that IKMAL desires to conduct/organise. An invitation was also accorded to HRH to kindly consent to grace IKMAL’s forthcoming 30th Anniversary Dinner.
Tuanku took note of all that was briefed to HRH and will await the preferred dates for the forthcoming 30th Anniversary Dinner. In HRH’s capacity as IKMAL’s Royal Patron, Tuanku also proffered advice on the need to brand IKMAL so that it will attract more members as well as be generally known by all Malaysians.
At the end of the over 1-hour Audience, IKMAL presented Tuanku with it’s Tie and past copies of the ‘MARITIME MALAYSIA’ journals and IKMAL’s constitution.
IKMAL also undertook to keep HRH informed of all IKMAL’s activities quarterly by submitting a report to its Royal Patron.