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Cablegate: The Sultan's Name

R 180641Z DEC 89
FM AMEMBASSY BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 4910

UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 03 BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN 01285

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY

E.O. 12356: N/A
TAGS: OPDC PREL BX
SUBJECT: THE SULTAN'S NAME

1. (LOU) EMBASSY HAS NOTED THAT IN A NUMBER OF
RECENT FORMAL COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE DEPARTMENT
TO THE SULTAN, INCLUDING THE AMBASSADOR'S
CREDENTIALS, HIS NAME HAS BEEN SHORTENED IN A
FASHION WHICH, IN BRUNEI, WOULD NOT BE
ACCEPTABLE. THE MOST ABBREVIATED FORM OF THE
SULTAN'S NAME WHICH IS ACCEPTABLE IN BRUNEI IS
GIVEN BELOW. FULL NAMES AND ACCEPTABLE
ABBREVIATED VERSIONS FOR ALL THE MINISTERS AND
DEPUTY MINISTERS, IN PROTOCOL ORDER, ARE ALSO
PROVIDED.

2. (U) NAMES:

A. SULTAN:

HIS MAJESTY PADUKA SERI BAGINDA
SULTAN HAJI HASSANAL BOLKIAH MU'IZZADDIN
WADDAULAH, SULTAN AND YANG DI-PERTUAN
NEGARA BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

SHORT FORM: NONE

ADDRESSED AS: YOUR MAJESTY

B. MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PADUKA SERI PENGIRAN PERDANA
WAZIR SAHIBUL HIMMAH WAL-WAQAR PENGIRAN MUDA HAJI
MOHAMED BOLKIAH

SHORT FORM: PRINCE MOHAMED BOLKIAH

ADDRESSED AS: YOUR ROYAL HIGHNESS

C. MINISTER OF FINANCE:

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PADUKA SERI PENGIRAN DIGADONG
SAHIBUL MAL ENGIRAN MUDA HAJI JEFRI BOLKIAH

SHORT FORM: PRINCE JEFRI BOLKIAH

ADDRESSED AS: YOUR ROYAL HIGHNESS

D. MINISTER OF EDUCATION:

YANG BERHORMAT PEHIN ORANG KAYA LAILA WIJAYA DATO
SERI SETIA HAJI AWANG ABDUL AZIZ BIN BEGAWAN PEHIN
UDANA KHATIB DATO SERI PADUKA HAJI AWANG UMAR

SHORT FORM: PEHIN DATO HAJI ABDUL AZIZ

ADDRESSED AS: PEHIN AZIZ

E. MINISTER OF LAW:

YANG AMAT MULIA PENGIRAN LAILA KANUN DIRAJA
PENGIRAN BAHRIN BIN PENGIRAN HAJI ABBAS

SHORT FORM: PENGIRAN BAHRIN

ADDRESSED AS: PENGIRAN BAHRIN

F. MINISTER OF INDUSTRY AND PRIMARY RESOURCES:

YANG BERHORMAT PEHIN ORANG KAYA SETIA PAHLAWAN
DATO SERI SETIA AWANG HAJI ABDUL RAHMAN BIN DATO
SETIA HAJI AWANG MOHAMMAD TAIB

SHORT FORM: PEHIN DATO HAJI ABDUL RAHMAN

ADDRESSED AS: PEHIN RAHMAN

G. MINISTER OF RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS:

YANG BERHORMAT PEHIN ORANG KAYA RATNA DIRAJA DATO
SERI UTAMA DR. USTAZ HAJI AWANG MOHAMMAD ZAIN BIN
HAJI SERUDIN

SHORT FORM: PEHIN DATO DR. HAJI MOHAMMAD ZAIN

ADDRESSED AS: PEHIN ZAIN

H. MINISTER OF DEVELOPMENT:

YANG BERHORMAT PENGIRAN DATO SERI LAILA JASA DR.
HAJI ISMAIL BIN PENGIRAN HAJI DAMIT

SHORT FORM: PENGIRAN DATO DR. HAJI ISMAIL

ADDRESSED AS: PENGIRAN ISMAIL

I. MINISTER OF CULTURE, YOUTH AND SPORTS:

YANG BERHORMAT PEHIN JAWATAN LUAR PEKERMA RAJA
DATO SERI PADUKA HAJI AWANG HUSSAIN BIN PEHIN
ORANG KAYA DIGADONG SERI DIRAJA DATO LAILA UTAMA
HAJI MOHD. YUSOF

SHORT FORM: PEHIN DATO HAJI HUSSAIN

ADDRESSED AS: PEHIN HUSSAIN

J. MINISTER OF HEALTH:

YANG BERHORMAT DATO PADUKA DR. HAJI JOHAR BIN DATO
PADUKA HAJI NOORDIN

SHORT FORM: DATO DR. HAJI JOHAR

ADDRESSED AS: DATO JOHAR

K. MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS:

YANG BERHORMAT DATO SERI LAILA JASA HAJI AWANG
ZAKARIA BIN DATU MAHAWANGSA HAJI AWANG SULAIMAN

SHORT FORM: DATO HAJI ZAKARIA

ADDRESSED AS: DATO ZAKARIA

L. DEPUTY MINISTER OF DEFENSE:

YANG AMAT MULIA PENGIRAN SANGGAMARA DIRAJA MAJOR
GENERAL PENGIRAN HAJI IBNU BIN PENGIRAN DATU
PENGHULU PENGIRAN HAJI APONG

SHORT FORM: MAJOR GENERAL PENGIRAN HAJI IBNU

ADDRESSED AS: GENERAL IBNU

M. DEPUTY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

YANG MULIA DATO PADUKA AWANG HAJI MOHD. ALI BIN
HAJI MOHD. DAUD

SHORT FORM: DATO HAJI MOHD. ALI

ADDRESSED AS: DATO ALI

N. DEPUTY MINISTER OF FINANCE:

YANG MULIA DATO PADUKA SERI LAILA JASA HAJI AWANG
AHMAD WALLY SKINNER

SHORT FORM: DATO HAJI AHMAD WALLY SKINNER

ADDRESSED AS: DATO AHMAD WALLY SKINNER

O. DEPUTY MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS:

YANG MULIA DATO PADUKA HAJI AWANG ABIDIN BIN ORANG
KAYA PERIWARA ABDUL RASHID

SHORT FORM: DATO HAJI ABIDIN

ADDRESSED AS: DATO ABIDIN

P. DEPUTY MINISTER OF EDUCATION:

YANG MULIA DATO SERI LAILA JASA HAJI AWANG AHMAD
BIN HAJI JUMAT

SHORT FORM: DATO HAJI AHMAD JUMAT

ADDRESSED AS: DATO AHMAD JUMAT

Q. DEPUTY MINISTER OF RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS:

YANG DIMULIAKAN PEHIN SIRAJA KHATIB DATO PADUKA
SERI SETIA USTAZ HAJI AWANG YAHYA BIN HAJI IBRAHIM

SHORT FORM: PEHIN DATO HAJI YAHYA

ADDRESSED AS: PEHIN YAHYA

R. DEPUTY MINISTER OF CULTURE, YOUTH AND SPORTS:

YANG MULIA DATO PADUKA HAJI AWANG SELAMAT BIN HAJI
MUNAP

SHORT FORM: DATO HAJI SELAMAT

ADDRESSED AS: DATO SELAMAT

PHILLIPS

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