Philipsburg, Sint Maarten –-His Excellency Governor Eugene B. Holiday decorated NAGICO Group Chairman Imran McSood Amjad as Officer in the Order of Orange Nassau on Fridayevening, April 24th, 2015 during a ceremony held at the Cabinet of the Governor at Harbour View, St. Maarten.
Mr. McSood Amjad was awarded the Royal Decoration for his valuable contributions to St. Maarten’s society over the many years. His contributions range from donations to educational, social and sport projects in St. Maarten and other islands.
The development of cricket on St. Maarten could also not have been possible without the groundwork of founding and developing the St. Maarten Cricket Association and the annual contributions made by Mr. McSood Amjad since its inception, resulting in St. Maarten’s first young cricketer to play professional cricket in England last year.
“I’m very honored and elated to be awarded this royal decoration which truly means a lot to me. Thank you to all that made this possible”, said a moved McSood Amjad.
Governor Holiday congratulated Mr. McSood Amjad on his special distinction through his appointment as an Officer in the Order of Orange Nassau during the decoration ceremony at the Cabinet of the Governor in the presence of family and friends.
By Andrew Dick/ SXM Newsroom