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Malaysia celebrates 62nd Independence Day

THE ASIAN AGE

Published : Aug 31, 2019, 2:20 pm IST
Updated : Oct 12, 2019, 2:34 pm IST
Malaysia's King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, center in green, and Queen Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah, in pink, and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, left, attend the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysia's King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, center in green, and Queen Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah, in pink, and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, left, attend the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019.  (Photo: AP)
Malaysians dressed in traditional costumes march during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysians dressed in traditional costumes march during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysia's King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, second from left, waves as he inspects an honor guard during 62nd Independence Day celebrations in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysia's King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, second from left, waves as he inspects an honor guard during 62nd Independence Day celebrations in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Students wave national flags during 62nd Independence Day celebrations in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Students wave national flags during 62nd Independence Day celebrations in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysian students march with national flags during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysian students march with national flags during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysian riot police march during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 (Photo: AP)
Malaysian riot police march during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 (Photo: AP)
Malaysian military personnel march during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysian military personnel march during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysian military personnel take part in the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysian military personnel take part in the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysian military personnel march during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysian military personnel march during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysian police force Special Action Unit stand in formation during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysian police force Special Action Unit stand in formation during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. (Photo: AP)
Malaysian police force Special Action Unit stand in formation during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 (Photo: AP)
Malaysian police force Special Action Unit stand in formation during the 62nd Independence Day celebrations parade in Putrajaya, Malaysia Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 (Photo: AP)

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