What is the different between Dato and Datuk?
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The title of what is the different between Dato and Datuk is the most popular title in society. In Malaysia, there are 700 to 1200 recipients of the Datuk/Dota award will receive the title every day. So, we will discuss what is different between Dato and Datuk?
|Dato is the most common title awarded in Malaysia.||Datuk is by the head of state do not have Sultan.|
|Dato is given by Sultan.||Datuk federal title given by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.|
|Dato can also be passed down from father to son.||Datuk can be divided into 2 ranks with the namely Penglima Jasa Negara (PJN) and Panglima Setia Diraja (PSN).|
|Dato may only be conferred by a hereditary royal ruler of one of the nine Malay states. The wife of a hereditary Dato is addressed by courtesy as to Puan.||Penglima Jasa Negara (PJN) award is limited 200 living recipients and sometimes given to foreign recipients as honorary awards.|
|The state has Dato such as Johor, Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Pulau Pinang, Perak, Perlis, Selangor, Terengganu.||The state has Datuk such as Melaka, Sabah, Sarawak.|