Monday, 4 November 2013

3 - NEGRI SEMBILAN COLLECTION - SIGNING OF THE FEDERATION OF MALAYA AGREEMENT IN KUALA LUMPUR


ORIGINAL GENUINE PRESS PHOTO
DATE : 08 JAUGUST 1957
TITLE : SIGNING OF THE FEDERATION OF MALAYA AGREEMENT IN KUALA LUMPUR


PHOTO DESCRIPTIONS :
THE SIGNING OF THE FEDERATION OF MALAYA AGREEMENT, WHICH GAVE MALAYA ITS INDEPENDENCE, TOOK PLACE ON MONDAY AT KING'S HOUSE, KUALA LUMPUR. THE AGREEMENT, WHICH ABROGATED THE BRITISH PROTECTORATE OVER THE NINE MALAY STATES, WAS SIGNED ON BEHALF OF THE QUEEN BY THE HIGH COMMISSIONER,  SIR DONALD MacGILLIVRAY, AND BY THE MALAY STATE RULLERS.