• Short Summary

    THE MALAYSIAN KING AND QUEEN, LEFT KUALA LUMPUR THIS MORNING (FRIDAY), ON THEIR FIRST PILGRIMAGE TO MECCA, TO BE FOLLOWED BY A MONTH'S TOUR OF THE MIDDLE EAST.

  • Description

    THE MALAYSIAN KING AND QUEEN, LEFT KUALA LUMPUR THIS MORNING (FRIDAY), ON THEIR FIRST PILGRIMAGE TO MECCA, TO BE FOLLOWED BY A MONTH'S TOUR OF THE MIDDLE EAST. THEIR MAJESTIES WERE SEEN OFF BY A CROWD OF 400 DIGNITARIES, INCLUDING THE MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER, TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN.

    THE FAREWELL CEREMONY STARTED WITH THE KING TAKING THE SALUTE AS A MALAYSIAN MILITARY BAND STRUCK UP THE NATIONAL ANTHEM; THEN FOLLOWED AN INSPECTION OF A GUARD OF HONOUR, MOUNTED BY ABOUT 100 MEN OF THE ROYAL MALAYSIAN POLICE.

    THE ROYAL PARTY CONSISTS OF 17 PERSONAGES, INCLUDING THE MALAYSIAN MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING, MR. SENU BIN ABDUL RAHMAN, WHO WILL BE THE MINISTER IN-ATTENDANCE THROUGHOUT THE TOUR.

    THEIR MAJESTIES WILL VISIT THE SAUDI ARABIA, LEBANON, THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC AND JORDAN. THEIR FIRST STOP WILL BE SAUDI ARABIA WHERE THEIR MAJESTIES WILL GO ON A PILGRIMAGE TO MECCA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1FCMVGEZXKAVKF61OG7BCPD47
    Media URN:
    VLVA1FCMVGEZXKAVKF61OG7BCPD47
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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