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Summary Of History Of Establishment Of National Archives Of Malaysia

  • Established on 12.01.1957 as a Public Record Office.
  • 1963 known as the National Archives of Malaysia.
  • 1966 State Archives Act No.44, Year 1966 is approved.
  • 1966 National Archives building in Petaling Jaya was inaugurated.
  • 1982 National Archives to move to a new building in Jalan Duta, Kuala Lumpur.
  • 2003 National Archives Act 2003 (Act 629) passed.
  • 2004 National Archives of Malaysia is placed under the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage.


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