The government has accepted the proposal to proclaim May 29 annually as National Journalists Day in commemoration of the publication of the first edition of Utusan Melayu on May 29, 1939.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 ― Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced that National Journalists Day (Hawana) would be celebrated on May 29, beginning next year.
Source: Najib: National Journalists Day on May 29 next year @ Malay Mail Online
KUALA LUMPUR – The following is the declaration issued in conjunction with the inaugural celebration of the National Journalists’ Day (Hawana) 2017/2018 held today.
Source: National Journalists’ Day 2017/2018 Declaration @ MalaysianDigest.Com
Caretaker Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak speaking during the inaugural National Journalist Day on April 11, 2018.
Source: National Journalists’ Day on May 29 from next year @ The Sun Daily