Trisha Shetty

1968 in Malaysia

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Decades:  1960s 1970s 1980s
1968 in Malaysia
See also:  Other events of 1968 Timeline of Malaysian history

1968 in Malaysia

Contents

Federal level

  • Yang di-Pertuan Agong: Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah of Terengganu
  • Raja Permaisuri Agong: Tuanku Ampuan Intan Zaharah of Terengganu
  • Prime Minister: Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj
  • Deputy Prime Minister: Datuk Abdul Razak
  • State level

  • Sultan of Johor: Sultan Ismail
  • Sultan of Kedah: Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah (Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
  • Sultan of Kelantan: Sultan Yahya Petra
  • Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Putra
  • Sultan of Perak: Sultan Idris Shah II
  • Sultan of Pahang: Sultan Abu Bakar
  • Sultan of Selangor: Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
  • Sultan of Terengganu: Tengku Mahmud (Regent)
  • Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan: Tuanku Jaafar
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Penang: Tun Syed Sheh Shahabudin
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Malacca: Tun Haji Abdul Malek bin Yusuf
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak: Tun Abang Haji Openg
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sabah: Tun Pengiran Ahmad Raffae
  • Events

  • 17 January - The Radio Malaysia and Television Malaysia service were moved from Tunku Abdul Rahman multipurpose hall at Jalan Ampang to the new building at Angkasapuri.
  • 26 May - BERNAMA (Berita Nasional Malaysia) or Malaysian National News Agency is established.
  • 17 June - The Communist Party of Malaya launched an ambush against security forces in the area of Kroh–Betong road not far between Pengkalan Hulu town and Malaysia-Thailand border, killing 17 members of the security forces. This event marked the start of the second armed revolt of the Communist Party of Malaya known as the Communist insurgency in Malaysia (1968–89).
  • 16 July - The protest about Sabah sovereign issue between Malaysia and Philippines
  • Births

  • Ziana Zain - Malay singers and actress
  • References

    1968 in Malaysia Wikipedia


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