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Malaysia: Military Decorations

Volume 461: debated on Friday 15 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assistance is being offered to the Malaysian High Commission to speed up the rate of issuance of the Pingat Jasa Malaysia medal for veterans. (140802)

The Pingat Jasa Malaysia (PJM) is a commemorative medal issued by the Malaysian Government for service between August 1957 and August 1966. The issue of this medal to veterans is a matter for the Malaysians. The Ministry of Defence has agreed to endorse applications for the PJM from veterans and to pass them on to the Malaysian High Commission. Veterans who wish to check the progress of their applications should write to the Malaysian High Commission.