Malaysia NOC President receives lifetime achievement award


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 29, 2021: The Executive Council, Executive Board and management of the Olympic Council of Malaysia have congratulated the OCM President, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri (Dr.) Mohamad Norza Zakaria, for being bestowed the Lifetime Achievement Award by the World Chinese Economic Forum (WCEF) on Monday, December 27, 2021, at the Sheraton Petaling Jaya.

The WCEF is honouring Tan Sri Dato’ Sri (Dr.) Mohamad Norza Zakaria for his great contribution towards the Olympic movement and Commonwealth sports movement as well as for the development of sport in Malaysia.

“The contribution of Tan Sri Norza in sport is highly commendable and he indeed deserved this Lifetime Achievement Award,” said Datuk Haji Hamidin Haji Mohd Amin, Deputy President of OCM.

The Chairman of the WCEF, Cheah Chyuan Yong (left in picture), presented the WCEF Lifetime Achievement Award to the OCM President.

In other news from Malaysia:

*Steve Kim, Chief Operating Officer of the Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF), paid a courtesy visit to the OCM HQ on Monday, December 27, 2021 accompanied by Yong-Chul Yun, Managing Director/Founder of Prime Sports International (PSI).

They met with Dato’ Mohd Nazifuddin, Michelle Chai, Fong Wan Hor, Nohashimi Hussain and Izzat Danial Su Azlan and discussed the development of esports in Malaysia as well as the preparation of Malaysia’s esports team to participate in the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022.

The AESF, in collaboration with the Olympic Council of Asia, has initiated the “Road to Asian Games” programme to develop and promote esports throughout the continent and provide a step-by-step path to Hangzhou 2022.

“On behalf of NOC Malaysia, we would like to thank the OCA and AESF for having initiated the ‘Road to Asian Games’ programme for esports. We are sure that many NOCs including Malaysia will benefit from this programme,” said Dato’ Mohd Nazifuddin, OCM Secretary General.