His Excellency Mr Datuk Zakaria bin Sulong, High Commissioner for Malaysia has recently shared his memorable moment with the Jubilee Time Capsule.
In the interview the High Commissioner talks to the Jubilee Time Capsule about the Hong Kong handover ceremony. The transfer of sovereignty from the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China took place 30th June–1st July 1997.
The High Commissioner was the Malaysian High Commissioner to Hong Kong at the time and recalls the handover ceremony and the relationship that Malaysia had and continues to have with Hong Kong.
His Excellency also recalls seeing HRH Prince Charles, HM The Queen’s representative, and the Rt. Hon. Chris Patten, the last governor of Hong Kong, at the Ceremony and later seeing them leave on the Royal Yacht Britannia.
To watch the interview please click here.