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Muhammad Ariff Ahmad. (1959). Minggu Kesetiaan Kebangsaan [National Loyalty Week; Speech transcript].
Ucapan ini disampaikan di Minggu Kesetiaan Kebangsaan bertarikh 3hb Disember hingga 9hb Disember 1959. Kerajaan Singapura telah menganjurkan satu perayaan yang dinamakan minggu kesetiaan kebangsaan di mana setiap sekolah akan menjalankan rancangan masing-masing untuk merayakan minggu kesetiaan ini. Penyampai mengenalkan bendera negara di mana ia menjadi lambang pertama kita dan juga di mana terhimpunnya segala cita-cita dan ikrar kita. Setiap objek dalam bendera kita ini mengambarkan suasana dan cita-cita kita lahir dan batin. Penyampai menerangkan makna warna, bulan dan bintang yang tertera pada bendera. Ucapan diakhiri dengan mengajak hadirin untuk menyanyikan lagu kebangsaan untuk memulakan perayaan minggu kesetiaan kebangsaan.

This speech was delivered at the National Loyalty Week dated 3rd December to 9th December 1959. The Singapore government has organised a celebration named the National Loyalty Week, where each school will conduct their own activities to celebrate the loyalty week. The speaker introduced the national flag which became our first national symbol depicting the citizens' hopes and pledge. Every object in the flag have its own meaning and he explained the meaning of the colours, the moon and the stars that were displayed on the flag. The speech concluded by inviting attendees to sing the national anthem to begin the National Loyalty week celebration.
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