• Short Summary

    THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE CREATION OF THE 10-MILLION STRONG FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA - MALAYA, SINGAPORE, SARAWAK AND SABAH - WAS CELEBRATED IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY) WHEN THE MALAYSIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER GAVE A RECEPTION AT HIS RESIDENCE.

  • Description

    THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE CREATION OF THE 10-MILLION STRONG FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA - MALAYA, SINGAPORE, SARAWAK AND SABAH - WAS CELEBRATED IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY) WHEN THE MALAYSIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER GAVE A RECEPTION AT HIS RESIDENCE.

    THE HIGH COMMISSIONER, TUNKU YAACOB AND HIS WIFE, WELCOMED OVER 500 GUESTS REPRESENTING 100 NATIONALITIES. THEY INCLUDED MANY MALAYSIANS AND OTHER GUESTS FROM SOUTH EAST ASIAN COUNTRIES AND BRITISH SOLDIERS AND BUSINESSMEN WHO HAVE LIVED AND WORKED IN THE COUNTRIES WHICH MAKE UP THE YEAR-OLD FEDERATION.

    BRITAIN'S FOREIGN SECRETARY, MR. R.A. BUTLER WAS UNABLE TO BE PRESENT OWING TO PRESSURE OF WORK. THE MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT WAS PRESENTED BY THE MINISTER OF HOUSING AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT, THE HON. KHAW KAI-BOH.

    (WHILE THE RECEPTION WAS IN PROGRESS, ABOUT A THOUSANDS STUDENTS -- MANY OF THEM FROM MALAYSIA AND OTHER COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES, WERE ATTENDING A SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY DANCE IN LONDON.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAMWQKBUA7IHPE6I3OGBPFX1P7
    Media URN:
    VLVAAMWQKBUA7IHPE6I3OGBPFX1P7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1964
    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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