By Shakir Husain
NEW DELHI, Dec 7 -- Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah received the 2019 Craft Icon of the Year Award by the World Craft Council at a ceremony here this evening.
The award acknowledges Tunku Azizah’s work in developing Malaysia's heritage of traditional crafts and arts.
"Her Majesty's submission fulfilled and met the jury’s criteria very well. The work demonstrated a very high level of personal commitment and engagement with humanity," Prof Aftab Gharda, international jury member of the Third International Craft Award, told Bernama.