1959 Written Constitution

Friday, 22 October 2010

Achievements and Contributions of SOAS III.

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       Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien III, remembered as the "Architect of Modern Brunei" was the 28th Sultan of Brunei.He ruled Brunei from 1950 until he abdicated in 1967. His great determination and dedication which have been accorded international recognition helped to build the infrastructure, society and economy of modern Brunei.


 During the 17-year reign of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III,development and progress can be seen clearly in Brunei. Al-Marhum had contributed a lot to Brunei and also Islam..
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One of His greatest contributions was the signing of the 1959 Constitution Agreement.The Constitution Agreement was signed by Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien on behalf of Brunei Government while the British General Commissioner, Sir Robert Scott, signed for the British Government. In the Constitution,SOAS strengthened the position of Malay Language as the official state language and Islam as the official state religion.

     He was also concerned about the welfare of his subjects.To improve the well-being of the less fortunate,he introduced pensions for the aged,allowances for the tuberculosis patients,the mentally retarded and the widows and their children.                                    

   He built schools to teach English, gave scholarships to promising young students to study in overseas institutions.
He provided schoolchildren with at least one free meal a day. Religious schools were given high priority. Hospitals, clinics were set up and dental services to schools were provided.

He provided electricity for the whole state, He developed the roads and telecommunication systems. He reclaimed swamp lands and resettled people.

He set up the Royal Brunei Malay Regiment in 1961, which evolved into the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. The Currency Board was established in 1967.


His contributions in the field of literature earned him the title "Penyair Diraja" or "Royal Poet". 
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  SOAS facts:When Al-Marhum was young he liked many games such as top spinning, ‘tarik kalat’ (tug of war), ‘pancak silat’, ‘kuit’ and ‘tatak garis’.cute kan?haha.





 Done by:Amal Rifa.

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