Malayan Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman, flew into Kuala Lumpur, June 15, following a 7-week European tour.
Malayan Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman, flew into Kuala Lumpur, June 15, following a 7-week European tour. After inspecting a guard-of-honour, the Premier made a short speech at the airport telling the crowds of the Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference, his tour and his opposition to apartheid. Some onlookers carried banners reading "carry on crusade against apartheid".
The Malayan Premier conferred with Acting Prime Minister and Defence Minister, Tun Abdul Razak, and other officials before leaving by car for home. Later, he was to be guests of honour at an official dinner.
Tunku Rahman spoke freely against South Africa's racial policies at the Prime Ministers' Conference in London and a report from Kuala Lumpur, June 8, said that the Federation Government was to introduce an official boycott of all South African goods.