• Short Summary

    HUNDREDS OF MUSLIMS FROM ALL OVER MALAYSIA, JAMMED THE FREEDOM STADIUM IN KUALA LUMPUR, THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL ON FEBRUARY 6, FOR THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL KORAN READING COMPETITION.

  • Description

    1.
    LS CROWD
    2 ft

    2.
    MS KING AND QUEEN OUT OF CAR
    7 ft

    3.
    LS CROWD
    8 1/2 ft

    4.
    MS FARIDAH READING KORAN
    11 ft

    5.
    MS CROWD
    12 1/2 ft

    6.
    CU HASSAN READING KORAN (TWO SHOTS)
    19 ft

    7.
    MS KING AMONG CROWD
    20 1/2 ft

    8.
    CU THAI COMPETITOR - HAJI AHMAD SHARKI
    23 ft

    9.
    MS COUPLE LOOKING
    24 ft

    10.
    MS TUNKU SPEAKING
    26 ft

    11.
    MS KING HANDS TROPHIES TO HASSAN AND SHARKI (TWO SHOTS)
    31 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/GAP/AB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: HUNDREDS OF MUSLIMS FROM ALL OVER MALAYSIA, JAMMED THE FREEDOM STADIUM IN KUALA LUMPUR, THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL ON FEBRUARY 6, FOR THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL KORAN READING COMPETITION.

    THE COMPETITION ATTRACTED ENTRANTS FROM SIX COUNTRIES - MALAYSIA, BRUNEI (A BRITISH PROTECTORATE ENCLAVE IN NORTHERN SARAWAK), THAILAND, THE PHILIPPINES, INDIA AND PAKISTAN.

    THE MALAYSIAN KING AND QUEEN, TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, THE MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER, AND OTHER DIGNITARIES, INCLUDING DELEGATES TO THE SOUTH-EAST ASIA REGIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE WORLD MUSLIM CONGRESS, WERE PRESENT.

    THE WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S SECTION WAS FARIDAH BINTE SAMAN. TWENTY-TWO YEAR OLD HASSAN BIN MUSA WON THE MEN'S SECTION. HIS CLOSEST RIVAL WAS HAJI AHMAD SHARKI OF THAILAND.

    TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, SPEAKING AT THE END OF THE COMPETITION, SAID THAT MALAYSIA HAD BEEN FORMED WITH THE WISHES OF THE PEOPLE. NO ONE COULD CRUSH MALAYSIA EXCEPT GOD -- "IF HE WILLS."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6ACWNZS7UPA40PVPMCJVEI6L8
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ACWNZS7UPA40PVPMCJVEI6L8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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