• Short Summary

    SULTAN HASSANAL BOLKIAH OF BRUNEI FLEW INTO LONDON TODAY (FRIDAY) FOR TALKS WITH THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT ON THE FUTURE OF HIS TINY BORNEO STATE.

  • Description

    SULTAN HASSANAL BOLKIAH OF BRUNEI FLEW INTO LONDON TODAY (FRIDAY) FOR TALKS WITH THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT ON THE FUTURE OF HIS TINY BORNEO STATE. HE IS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS FATHER, THE FORMER SULTAN, SIR OMAR ALI SAIFUDDEN, WHO WILL ADVISE HIM DURING HIS WEEK OF TALKS IN BRITAIN.

    THE 22-YEAR-OLD SULTAN WAS CROWNED IN AUGUST FOLLOWING LAST YEAR'S ABDICATION BY HIS FATHER. FACED WITH BRITISH PRESSURE TO GRANT MORE SELF-GOVERNMENT TO BRUNEI'S PEOPLE, THE SULTAN HOPES TO CONVINCE BRITAIN THAT HE HAS GONE AS FAR AS HE CAN GO AT PRESENT IN VIEW OF THE TROUBLED SECURITY SITUATION IN SOUTH EAST ASIA AND THE LOW EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS AND SLIGHT POLITICAL EXPERIENCE OF HIS PEOPLE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA90GVJAG7QZRPGU13P0G4NQGNJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA90GVJAG7QZRPGU13P0G4NQGNJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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