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LIST OF PADMA AWARDEES FROM ASEAN COUNTRIES

January 25, 2018

S. No. Name Award Domain Country Abstract

1

Malai Haji Abdullah Bin Malai Haji Othman

Padma Shri

Social Work

Brunei Darussalam

Founder of the Society for the Management of Autism Related issues in Training, Education and Resources in Brunei - 50 children from the centre visited INS Shakti when it berthed in Muara port in Darussalam

2

Hun Many

Padma Shri

Public Affairs

Cambodia

Cambodia's Youngest Parliamentarian and President of Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia - part of the First ASEAN-India Youth Summit

3

I Nyoman Nuarta

Padma Shri

Art

Indonesia

Indonesian sculptor known for works like Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue (devoted to Vishnu) - one of the pioneers of the New Art Movement in Indonesia

4

Bounlap Keokangna

Padma Shri

Others

Laos

Conservationist who played an important role in the restoration of the Shiva Temple of Bhadreshwara at the Vat Phou World Heritage site in Laos - the Vat Phou restoration project has been one of the symbols of India-Laos Cooperation

5

Datuk Ramli Bin Ibraham

Padma Shri

Art

Malaysia

Malaysian classical Odissi Dancer and Trainer of 40 years - runs an Odissi production called Ganjam based on Tridhara which is a combination of Tribal, Folk and Classical styles

6

Dr Thant Myint-U

Padma Shri

Public Affairs

Myanmar

Historian and Author who previously served in the UN - former Adviser to the Myanmar President and founder of Yangon Heritage Trust which works for conservation of historic buildings in Yangon

7

Jose Ma Joey Concepcion III

Padma Shri

Trade and Industry

Philippines

CEO and President of RFM Corp in Philippines - appointed Presidential Consultant for Entrepreneurship PCE, has mentored young under privileged entrepreneurs

8

Tommy Koh

Padma Shri

Public Affairs

Singapore

Ambassador-at-large at Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs - he has been one of the strongest supporters of closer Singapore-India ties

9

Somdet Phra Ariya Wongsa Khottayan

Padma Shri

Others

Thailand

20th Patriarch of Thailand - he got his Masters degree in History and Archaeology from Banaras Hindu University

10

Nguyen Tien Thien

Padma Shri

Others

Vietnam

Secretary General of National Vietnam Buddhist Sangha - Vice-Chairman of the Vietnam-India Friendship Association, he brings large groups of Vietnamese Buddhist pilgrims to India and educates them about historical and civilisational linkages between the 2 countries

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