• Short Summary

    THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR THE NATIONAL MOSQUE OF MALAYAN WAS LAID IN KUALA LUMPUR ON WEDNESDAY BY THE PARAMOUNT RULER.

  • Description

    THE FOUNDATION STONE FOR THE NATIONAL MOSQUE OF MALAYAN WAS LAID IN KUALA LUMPUR ON WEDNESDAY BY THE PARAMOUNT RULER. NEARLY 1,000 PEOPLE WERE AT THE CEREMONY.

    THE MOSQUE IS BEING BUILT IN THE HEART OF THE CAPITAL. THE SITE WAS FORMERLY USED FOR AN ARMED FORCES CANTEEN. THE MONEY WAS COLLECTED BY A COMMITTEE UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF TUN ABDUL RAZAK, DEPUTY PREMIER OF MALAYA.

    PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY WAS THE MALAYAN PREMIER, TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN. AFTER THE FOUNDATION STONE WAS LAID, THE CHIEF MUFTI OF JOHORE SAID PRAYERS. THE MOSQUE, WHEN COMPLETED, WILL BE THE LARGEST IN MALAYAN TERRITORY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA50YMFQCGUXXJZWGK0218ZQCBM
    Media URN:
    VLVA50YMFQCGUXXJZWGK0218ZQCBM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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