UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE OPENING BY MR. WALTER NASH, KUALA LUMPUR
DocumentDescription: The Rt. Honourable Walter Nash, Prime Minister of New Zealand, declared open the Faculty of Agriculture in the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, today (June 6, 1960). In September 1957 the New Zealand Government made a gift of 250,000 (approximately RM2.1 million) under the Colombo Plan to the Federation Government for the development of agricultural education in Malaya. Of this amount RM1,800,000 has been set aside for the development of the Faculty of Agriculture. Picture shows Mr. Nash being shown the development plan of the University of Malaya by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor A. Oppenheim.