Brunei Protectorate Country

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1.0 Introduction Brunei Darussalam is one of the oldest kingdoms yet one of the youngest independent nations of the region. Brunei Darussalam is an Islamic Sultanate country ruled by a monarchy system for both the Head of State and Head of Government. The Sultan embodies the executive, the legislative and the judicial division of government. He both reigns and rules, with assistance from a advisory board, on matters concerning the royal household and customs and by a cabinet and bureaucracy, on most of other matters. Under the Sultan’s benevolent leadership, Brunei has remained a socially, politically and economically stable country in the ASEAN region. Brunei is a small country from which to cut a figure on the world scene. It has a common border with the East Malaysian state of…show more content…
Sultan Omar is the one who introduces Brunei's first written constitution which enshrines Islam as the state religion and keeps Britain in charge of defense and foreign affairs. On 4 October 1967 Sultan Omar Ali gives his throne to his eldest son, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, During his majesty reign there is several agreement made between Brunei and British Government, under 1971 agreement Brunei attain the autonomy and end to be a protectorate states. Nevertheless Brunei still want to gain full independence and both government signed a treaty of friendship and cooperation in 1979, and terminate the 1971 agreement, on May 1983 the British government promised they will announce the actual date of Brunei independence day in January 1984, on 31st December 1983, The Sultan was held a hugged ceremony accordance with Brunei and Islamic practices, they held a mass maghrib prayers in the four district, the day after on 1 January 1984, His majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah read the proclamation of full independence for the

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