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United Nations — Treaty Series

For the Government of Singapore:
Lee Kuan Yew
Prime Minister

Ton Chin Chye
Deputy Prime Minister

Goh Keng Swee
Minister for Finance

E. W. Barker
Minister for Law

S. Rajaratnam
Minister for Culture

Inche Othman Wok
Minister for Social Affairs

Ong Pang Boon
Minister for Education

Yong Nyuk Lin
Minister for Health

Lim Kim San
Minister for National Development

Jek Yuen Thong
Minister for Labour



In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful. Praise be to God, the Lord of the Universe, and may the benediction and peace of God be upon Our Leader Muhammad and upon all His Relations and Friends.

Whereas Malaysia was established on the 16th day of September, 1963, by a federation of the existing states of the Federation of Malaya and the States of Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore into one independent and sovereign nation;

And whereas by an Agreement made on the 7th day of August in the year one thousand nine hundred and sixty-five between the Government of Malaysia of the one part and the Government of Singapore of the other part it was agreed that Singapore should cease to be a state of Malaysia and should thereupon become an independent and sovereign state and nation separate from and independent of Malaysia;

No. 8026