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THE TUN ABDUL RAZAK MEMORIAL

 

Tun Abdul Razak Memorial, Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur is located in the vicinity of the National Mosque, National Planetarium, National Museum and the Bird's Park. The Sri Taman Building was converted into the Tun Abdul Razak Memorial to commemorate this contributions towards the nation. The Tun occupied this building from 1962 to the day he passed away.


Tun Abdul Razak bin Dato' Hussain was the second Prime Minister of Malaysia. He was born in Pulau Keladi, Pahang 11 March 1922. Tun Abdul Razak was a pragmatic leader who had made immense contributions to the nation.

The impact of his ideas can be seen in the Education Policy, based on the Razak Report 1956 in the Rural Development Policy and the New Economic Policy. He also mended ties between the races after the May 13th incident and forward a coalition, the National Front in 1974.



In the area of international relations, Tun Abdul Razak formulated a pragmatic foreign affair policy which was very affective in assuring security and stability within the country and South East Asia.

Tun conceptualized a Zone of Peace, Freedom and Neutrality (ZOPFAN), a concept that was incorporated in the Kuala Lumpur Declaration of 1971.

Tun Abdul Razak passed away on 14th January 1976 at 54. His death was a great loss to the country. The epithet "Father of Development" reflects the Tun's commitment to the nations' growth and development.

Exhibition

The exhibition is divided into 2 Phases. Phase 1 consists of 650 items drawn from Archives, Museum and Library materials. The materials on display reflect a wide variety of subjects. The exhibits relate to Biographical Details, souvenirs, Memorabilia and various subject areas such as Education, Defense, Politics, Development and Foreign Affairs. The untimely passing of the Tun, and the posthumous founding of the Tun Razak Foundation are also covered. Apart from photographs and documents, personal and family collections are also on display.

Phase 2 consist of 1580 items related to Tun Abdul Razak. The exhibits relate to his term of office as Minister and Prime Minister. The areas of concern include Politics, Development and Religion. A multimedia performance on the Tun also awaits visitors to the memorial. The Tun Abdul Razak Memorial provides facilities such as Library, Research Room, Information Centre and Souvenir Shop for the visitors

Visiting Time

Day
Time
Tuesday till Thursday
10.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.
Friday
10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
3.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.
Monday (except Public Holiday and School Holiday)
Close
Admission is Free.
Sri Taman, Jalan Perdana,
50480 KUALA LUMPUR.
Tel. No. : 03-26937141 / 26937294 / 26937740
Fax. No. : 03-26937335

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