Address by Tunku Abdul Rahman at the proclamation of independence of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur, 31 August 1957)

On 31 August 1957, the Malayan Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman gives an address during the festivities held to mark the independence of the Federation of Malaya.

Source and copyright

Source: ABDUL RAHMAN, Tunku. Text of speech made at the proclamation of independence by Tunku Abdul Rahman. 31-08-1957. Kept in: The National Archives of the UK (TNA). CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies, CO 1030 - Colonial Office and Commonwealth Office: Far Eastern Department and successors. Celebrations on independence of Malaya, CO 1030/845.

Copyright: (c) The National Archives of the United Kingdom

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