• Short Summary

    THE MALAYSIAN KING AND QUEEN WERE PRESENT FOR THE INTERNATIONAL KORAN (MOSLEM HOLY BOOK) READING CHAMPIONSHIP WHICH ENDED IN KUALA LUMPUR ON SATURDAY (23 JAN).

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    THE MALAYSIAN KING AND QUEEN WERE PRESENT FOR THE INTERNATIONAL KORAN (MOSLEM HOLY BOOK) READING CHAMPIONSHIP WHICH ENDED IN KUALA LUMPUR ON SATURDAY (23 JAN). MALAYSIA AGAIN BEAT CONTESTANTS FROM INDIA, PAKISTAN, CEYLON, THAILAND, CAMBODIA AND BRUNEI, A BRITISH-PROTECTORATE, NORTHWEST OF SARAWAK.

    THAILAND'S ENTRANT, A RELIGIOUS TEACHERS, MR. WAN HUSSEIN KALUPA WHO IS AGED 22, WAS PLACE THIRD IN THE MEN'S SECTION WHICH WAS WON BY MR. ISMAIL HAJI HASHIM OF MALAYSIA WHO IS A 30-YEAR-OLD RELIGIOUS TEACHER.

    THE WOMEN'S SECTION WAS WON BY 18-YEAR-OLD MISS HAJAH FARIDAH BINTE SAMAN ALSO OF MALAYSIA.

    A LARGE GATHERING OF MOSLEMS WAS PRESENT FOR THE PRIZE GIVING CEREMONY BY THE KING. THE PRIZES CONSISTED OF KORAN STANDS, CHALLENGE TROPHIES AND CASH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4TR1SPAI5MW0JYGQOPQLKRW07
    Media URN:
    VLVA4TR1SPAI5MW0JYGQOPQLKRW07
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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