Head of Director of Malindo Business And Cultural Center (MBCC) Asia who is concurrently Chief Executive of the Malindo Worldwide Foundation, Professor Dato Sri Dr Alex Ong died, Tuesday (27/10) at 2:15 am.
The news caused sorrow for the Palembang Darussalam Sultanate (KPD), which had been close to the figure of Alex Ong.
According to Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin (SMB) IV Jaya Wikrama, RM Fauwaz Diradja SH Mkn, admitted that he was sorry for the passing of Professor Dato Sri Dr Alex Ong, because so far he was known to have been very instrumental for the Palembang Darussalam Sultanate, especially in promoting the Palembang Darussalam Sultanate to connect with friendly countries. such as Malaysia, Singapore, China, India.
“He introduced the Palembang Darussalam Sultanate to foreign countries, so he introduced the Palembang Darussalam cultural customs abroad, we also lost someone who loved and promoted Palembang culture,” he said, Tuesday (27/10).
According to him, Professor Dato Sri Dr Alex Ong was very instrumental in being able to attract Air Asia airlines to enter Palembang and even tie a contract with Belitung so that foreign aircraft could enter Bangka Belitung.
“So he and the Governor of Bangka Belitung are very close because they opened an international route for the first time for Bangka Belitung,” he said.
Regarding the Malindo Worldwide Foundation, according to him, there is not only Professor Dato Sri Dr Alex Ong but many other figures who can run the foundation.
“There is a secretary, there is a vice chairman, we will strengthen the existing network again,” he said.
The same thing was stated by Pangeran Surya Kemas A. R. Panji, he considered that Professor Dato Sri Dr Alex Ong was a good figure because Professor Dato Sri Dr Alex Ong had been the personal secretary of SMB III.
“He has supported the development of the Palembang Darussalam Sultanate program at the time of SMB III until now and his programs are clear,” he said.
In addition, according to him, for the Malindo Worldwide Foundation, SMB IV must take over to chair the meeting with the existing management and appoint a replacement for Professor Dato Sri Dr Alex Ong.
“If possible, the existing management yesterday will be renewed, all the management of the Malindo Worldwide Foundation, because of that there is the management of the Malindo Worldwide Foundation. his replacement, “he said.#osk