Madam Zuraidah Abdullah became the first woman to hold the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner in the Singapore Police Force. It was just one of her many achievements, while Mr Sheik Farhan Sheik Alau'ddin showed his mettle in sport by becoming silat world and Asian champion.
Yesterday, they received the Berita Harian Achiever of the Year and Young Achiever awards respectively from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at Furama RiverFront Hotel.
The annual accolades, presented by Malay daily Berita Harian, honour Malay/Muslim individuals for achievements in their fields.
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