Thursday, March 20, 2008 RM5 Uncut Banknotes - 3rd Series Bank Negara Malaysia issued uncut banknotes (3rd Series) in September 1999. Three type of uncut banknotes were issued: 3 in 1, 8 in 1 and 30 in 1. The 3 in 1 and 8 in 1 uncut banknotes were issued in a folder with description and they are limited to 20,000 copies and 5,000 copies each. In addition, the 30 in 1 uncut banknotes was nicely packed in container and only 3,000 copies were issued. This 3rd Series of RM5 banknotes carry the theme of "Wawasan 2020" which reflectsMalaysia's vision of economy development and achievement towards a fully developed country by the year 2020. The construction section has been selected as the design motif in RM5 banknote. The observe of the 3rd Series of RM5 banknotes retains the portrait of the first SeriPAduka Yang Di-pertuan Agong. The reverse design features the construction section with landmark building such as Kuala LumpurInternational Airport (KLIA), Petronas Twin Towers and geographical map bearing the landmark symbols representing Putrajaya andCyberjaya.