• Short Summary

    THE MALAYSIAN PARLIAMENT WAS CEREMONIALLY INAUGURATED IN KUALA LUMPUR YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) BY THE MALAYSIAN KING.

    ACCOMPANIED?

  • Description

    THE MALAYSIAN PARLIAMENT WAS CEREMONIALLY INAUGURATED IN KUALA LUMPUR YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) BY THE MALAYSIAN KING.

    ACCOMPANIED BY THE QUEEN HE WAS RECEIVED AT PARLIAMENT HOUSE BY TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN, THE MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER, BEFORE INSPECTING A GUARD OF HONOUR.

    THE KING, SPEAKING FROM THE THRONE IN MALAY TO A DISTINGUISHED GATHERING OF CABINET MINISTERS, PARLIAMENTARIANS, AND OTHER DIGNITARIES, SAID THE GENERAL ELECTIONS LAST MONTH WERE A REMARKABLE DEMONSTRATION OF NATIONAL UNITY. THE RESULTS WERE "A RESOUNDING MANDATE" FOR THE GOVERNMENT TO CONTINUE ITS POLICY IN MEETING INDONESIAN HOSTILITY TOWARDS MALAYSIA.

    THE KING ALSO OUTLINED A NATION-WIDE SCHEME FOR DIVERSIFICATION OF INDUSTRY, EVER-WIDENING RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND PARALLEL COURSES OF SECONDARY AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION.

    IMPLICIT IN THE ROYAL ADDRESS WAS A HINT OF HEAVIER TAXATION AT EVERY LEVEL AND STEPPED-UP FOREIGN BORROWING IN THE YEARS TO COME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADV901CZIM1EZ2I5DBBWTPYEB2
    Media URN:
    VLVADV901CZIM1EZ2I5DBBWTPYEB2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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