Malaya gained independence from Britain in a ceremony where power was handed over to first Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman
Tunku Abdul Rahman
had on this day read the Proclamation of Independence, followed by the chanting of 'Merdeka!' seven times at the newly completed Kuala Lumpur Stadium Merdeka before a crowd of 20,000 people.
Participants visited the Tunku Abdul Rahman
National Park and the Kinabalu National Park.
These include Malaysia's Universiti Teknologi Petronas (98th, up from last year's 114th), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
(111th, down from 99th), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (125th, up from 129th) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (188th, down from 142nd).
These will include actuaries, chartered accountants and other financial professionals for the new centre at the recently held recruitment events at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
and Sunway University.
The police chief added that the roads affected are Jalan Hishamuddin (before the tunnel), Leboh Pasar, Jalan Tun Perak (from Masjid Jamek LRT station onwards), Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman
(near Sogo), Jalan Raja Laut (near Summit Hotel) and Bulatan Dato Onn."
It was an extraordinary summit that was held on the proposal of OIC secretary General Tunku Abdul Rahman
, the former prime Minister of Malaysia.
Mahathir's novel "The Malay Dilemna" criticizing Malaysian founding minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman
, resulted in his expulsion from the ruling party.
Faculty of Business and Finance, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
Dr Saraf Al Deen Mohammad, a specialist in personality development and psychology from University Tunku Abdul Rahman
in Malaysia told me: "Everybody sets goals to patch up cracks in the sky.
Watched by over 500,000 people who converged at the iconic square and its surrounding areas, the celebration themed 'Negaraku Sehati Sejiwa' (My Country, One Heart, One Soul) saw the scene and atmosphere brought back to August 31, 1957 where Malaysia's first prime minister Tunku Abdul Rahman
Putra Al-Haj pronounced the country's independence from colonial rule, at nearby Merdeka Stadium.