Saturday, August 31, 2019
Malaysia's 62nd Independence Day - Merdeka!
Malaysia is 62 today. Happy Merdeka Day!
Malaysia is a federation of 13 states and three federal territories. These are divided between two regions, with 11 states and two federal territories on Peninsular Malaysia and the other two states and one federal territory in East Malaysia. Each state is divided into districts, which are then divided into mukim. In Sabah and Sarawak districts are grouped into divisions.
The Malaysian flag..
The Parliament House..
This is our Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
This is our iconic Petronas Twin Towers, in Kuala Lumpur..
And this is our national drink and national dish - teh tarik (pulled tea) and nasi lemak.
Malaysia has the biggest flower in the world, the Rafflesia..
But this is Malaysia's national flower, the hibiscus..