National Archives of Malaysia

The National Archives of Malaysia (Malay: Arkib Negara Malaysia) is a Malaysian archive located in Kuala Lumpur.

National Archives of Malaysia
Arkib Negara Malaysia
ارکيب نݢارا مليسيا
Agency overview
Formed1 December 1957; 65 years ago (1957-12-01)
JurisdictionGovernment of Malaysia
HeadquartersKuala Lumpur
Minister responsible
Agency executive
  • YBhg. Dato' Jaafar Sidek bin Abdul Rahman, Director-General
Parent agencyMinistry of Tourism, Arts and Culture


The National Archives of Malaysia were established in 1957 as the Public Records Office before changing to their current name in 1963. They established their current location in Jalan Duta in 1982. The National Archives Act 2003 (Act 629) was passed in 2003, providing the legislative basis for the National Archives of Malaysia for branch of archive.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Official Portal of Malaysia National Archives".

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Coordinates: 3°10′38″N 101°40′26″E / 3.1771577°N 101.6739078°E / 3.1771577; 101.6739078