Royal communiqué: Royal Grant of Knighthood as Datuk/ Knight Grand Commander (KGCMRSS) of The Royal Order of Sulu & Sabah to The Honorable Commodore Datuk Sir Patrick Lami, KGCMRSS (Brigadier General U.N. International Police Commission)
31 August 2011
Royal Maimbung, Sulu
A Royal communiqué from His Royal Highness Prince Omar Kiram Dux de Legazpi Duque de Vivar-Maniquiz, Grand Prince & Prince Marshal & Grand Master of the Royal Orders.
“Be it hereby duly known with the most gracious Royal assent and approbation, and after due deliberation by the Royal Council which unanimously agreed and recommended to His Majesty Sultan Muhammad Fuad Abdulla Kiram the First, The Sultan of Sulu & The Sultan of Sabah, Head of Islam & Head of Sultanate, The 35th Reigning Sultan – for the select personage to be granted the illustrious and honorable rank and title of Datuk/ Knight Grand Commander (KGCMRSS) of The Royal Order of Sulu & Sabah today.”
For exemplary achievements in humanitarian service and bringing closer understanding between Christians and Muslims and other races without distinction of any kind and for unquestioned patriotism the Royal grantee of honors and distinction shall become Datuk/ Knight Grand Commander (KGCMRSS) of the Royal Order of Sulu & Sabah with immediate effect as from today namely:
The Honorable Commodore Datuk Sir Patrick Lami, KGCMRSS (Brigadier General United Nations International Police Commission (UNIPC), Member of Peace Panel Philippines & MILF Peace Talks and Vice President-International Chairman of Alpha Omega Anti-Crime International Task Force with direct links to all Philippine enforcement agencies i.e. NBI, PNP and others).
Your personal Knightly coat of arms as KGCMRSS is to be designed and marshaled by the Royal College of Arms for your sole and exclusive use as per Laws of Heraldry.
His Majesty Sultan Muhammad Fuad Abdulla Kiram the First thereafter ordered and issued a Royal Edict to be signed and sealed today at Royal Maimbung, Sulu this 31st day of August in the year 2011.
This Royal Edict appears as a matter of public records and to be made known accordingly and we congratulate the well-deserving Royal awardee and grantee.
Note: This grant of Knighthood is free and without any fee or payment from the grantee as Knighthood is based on achievements and contributions to society and not the ability to pay for the recognition. We have over 200 Knights globally and no one paid any fee to us to receive the recognition as Knights and to be accepted in the Royal Orders from the beginning up to now. The grant is free.
HRH Prince Omar Kiram Dux de Legazpi Duque de Vivar-Maniquiz
Grand Prince & Prince Marshal & Grand Master of Royal Orders
The Royal Hashemite Sultanate of Sulu & Sabah