Pasok Momogun agrees to formation of Malaysia
Published on: Saturday, October 27, 1962
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NORTH BORNEO NEWS & SABAH TIMES - (Saturday, October 27, 1962) - JESSELTON, Friday – A letter is being forwarded to the acting Secretary General of the United Nations, U Thant, stating that the United National Pasok Momogun Party withdraws its support of the joint memorandum to the UN regarding its anti-Malaysia stand. 

This was one of the resolutions passed by an extra-ordinary meeting of the Party which ended here today. 

A press statement issued by the Party said that six resolutions were adopted by the meeting. 

l The meeting accepted the President’s statement that he would withdraw his support of the joint memorandum to the Secretary General of the United Nations regarding the anti-Malaysia stand. 

l A letter is being sent to the Secretary General of the United Nations with copies to SUPP of Sarawak and Party Rakyat of Brunei following the announcement already made by him in the local press.

l In accordance with the political tide, the Party’s stand has been amended to acceptance of Malaysia with adequate safeguards for North Borneo. 

l A mandate has been obtained from the meeting by the President with full power to negotiate for the Party to join as a member of the Sabah Alliance Party. 

l If view of the President’s clearance of his stand on Malaysia, a unanimous vote of confidence was given by the meeting.

l Directives are being circulated to all members affirming the party’s new stand.

The meeting which started on October 21 had been adjourned until this afternoon. The press statement was signed by 21 leaders of the party, including OKK G. S. Sundang and OKK Sedomon. 


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