The present Doodle observes Malaysia’s Independence Day, referred to in Malay as Hari Merdeka, to pay tribute to 63 years of Malaysian self-governance. On this day in 1957, the country at that point known as the Federation of Malaya formally picked up its power from British guideline.
This occasion, likewise called Hari Kebangsaan or National Day, isn’t to be mistaken for Malaysia Day, which recognizes the date in 1963 when the name Malaysia was formally embraced. Over the Malay Peninsula, the country’s kin celebrates in their opportunity and freedom.
Highlighted in the Doodle craftsmanship is the orangutan, Asia’s just extraordinary primate, which in Malaysia is found in the rainforest of Borneo. These tree-staying primates share practically 97% of their qualities with Homo sapiens, so they’re viewed as one of the people’s nearest family members. This unique relationship is reflected in the name “orangutan,” which gets from Malay and means “individual of the timberland.”
Selamat Hari Merdeka! (Happy Independence Day!)