Merdeka wishes from US embassy

KUALA LUMPUR, 31 Aug 2017: 

The US embassy here has released a video commemorating Malaysia’s independence and celebrating 60 years of bilateral relations with the country.

The embassy said in a statement the video is available via the embassy’s social media account; Twitter @usembassykl, Youtube (, Facebook ( and Instagram (

“We are proud to have embraced an independent Malaysia and today the ties between our two countries are as strong as ever and continue to deepen and expand,” said ambassador Kamala Shirin Lakhdir.

The video, featuring Lakhdir and Malaysian members of the embassy community, was shot at Melaka’s Proclamation of Independence Memorial as well as the National Monument and Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur.

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