Monday, 4 November 2013

2 - NEGRI SEMBILAN COLLECTION - MALAYAN INDEPENDENCE PACT SIGNED


ORIGINAL GENUINE PRESS PHOTO
DATE : 06 JAUGUST 1957
TITLE : MALAYAN INDEPENDENCE PACT SIGNED


PHOTO DESCRIPTIONS :
SIR DONALD MacGILLIVRAY, RIGHT, BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR FEDERATION OF MALAYA, AND YANG DI-PERTUAN BESAR, NEW RULER-ELECT OF THE MALAYAN STATES, SIGN AGREEMENT ENDING THE BRITISH PROTECTORATE OVER THE NINE MALAYAN STATES.
MONDAY. THE BRIEF CEREMONY, MAKING MALAYA AN INDEPENDENT FEDERATION WITHIN THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH OF NATIONS ON AUGUST 30, WAS HELD AT THE COMMISSIONER'S RESIDENCE IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYA.