Cars from the KMJG19 convoy making their appearance during the Merdeka Day
Parade at Putra Square, Putrajaya.
This is in light of the arrests in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Pahang of three suspected IS militants who had intended to launch attacks on the eve of Merdeka Day
I will try not to think about the pressure and give a big present to my country," added Lee, who is hoping to give people back home further cause for celebration Merdeka Day
, which marks Malaysia's 1957 independence from British colonial rule.
The debate tournament is among programmes organised in Iskandar Puteri today to mark the 62nd Merdeka Day
Google Malaysia has commemorated Merdeka Day
with a doodle design featuring the national flower on its welcome page today.
'Let us celebrate the 62nd Merdeka Day
today and the 56th Malaysia Day on September 16 consciously that we are in the thick of the battle for the soul of Malaysia - to bridge Malaysia's divides to build a common future for all Malaysians or for each ethnicity to return to its respective enclave in the false belief that it is facing an existential threat and in denial of a Malaysian dream,' he said.
The 2019 Merdeka Day
parade kicked off today with six contingents as the main theme.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdullah Ahmad Shah joined Cabinet ministers, led by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, in a rousing rendition of the 1980s classic Setia, in conjunction with Malaysia's 62nd Merdeka Day
Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in his Merdeka Day
message today criticised the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration, expressing his sadness and disappointment at the country's state of affairs in a five-minute video clip posted on his Facebook page.
Asked how he feels about leaving on Merdeka Day
, Zukri said: 'This is what I tell my friends, I celebrate double Merdeka this year,' he said.
But a minor Cabinet reshuffle may be on the cards after the coming Merdeka Day
celebration, with a re-alignment of agencies so that there will no longer be overlapping of roles and duties.
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad published today a special video commemorating the National Day, with the prime minister drawing a warm smile as he recalled the country's first Merdeka Day
celebrations 62 years ago.