Visit to Johor, Malaysia - May 2022
PM Lee Hsien Loong and Mdm Ho Ching visited Johor, Malaysia on 6 May 2022, to attend a Johor state award investiture ceremony at the invitation of the Sultan of Johor, DYMM Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar.
The award investiture ceremony was held at the Istana Besar in Johor Bahru.
PM Lee was conferred the First Class, Grand Commander of the Order, Dato’ Sri Paduka Mahkota Johor (SPMJ – Order of the Crown of Johor) from Sultan Ibrahim.
Mdm Ho Ching received the First Class, Grand Commander of the Order, Dato’ Sri Mulia Sultan Ibrahim Johor (SMIJ – Order of Sultan Ibrahim of Johor).
The SPMJ is the highest honour in the state of Johor, while Mdm Ho Ching was the first Singaporean recipient of the SMIJ.
Following the ceremony, PM Lee and Mdm Ho Ching attended an official brunch hosted by Sultan Ibrahim, as well as a short tour within the palace grounds.
(MCI Photos by Chwee)