This FDC commemorates 50 years since the formation of the Federation of Malaysia.
The stamp bears 3 symbols of Malaysia: the flag, the map of the country, and a portrait of the first Prime Minister.
Date: 19th September 2013
Date of Issue: 16th September 2013
Although independence from Great Britain was achieved in 1957, the Federation of Malaysia was incorporated in 1963. (Singapore separated from Malaysia in 1965.)
The Inside Story
The FDC comes with an insert providing background details of the emergence of the new nation. Click the images below for easier reading.
Thanks to Vera for this cover.