The book entitled 'Raja Melakar Sejarah', published by the State Mufti's Office; Prime Minister's Office covers the history of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 50 year reign in the aspects of achievement, uniqueness and the Monarch's brilliance leadership in the fields of public administration, religion, heritage, laws, political education, economy and nation of zikir.
In an exclusive interview with the writer of the book, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia Doctor Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, State Mufti explained that the 436 pages book focuses and analyses His Majesty's role and leadership throughout the Monarch's 50 year reign that has put Brunei Darussalam as a developed country with a monarchial system in accordance with the constitution based on Islamic teaching and the Malay Islamic Monarchy which has achieved progress in various field.
According to Yang Berhormat Pehin, the book revolves on His Majesty's personality, character, leadership, attitude as well as his principle of life.
Speaking on the challenge of writing the book, Yang Berhormat Pehin said it was not easy to write a history, as it was on a king, head of state, head of government and a special prominent figure in every aspect. However, according to Yang Berhormat Pehin, doing nothing just because it was hard is not appropriate, on the other hand, it must be done before someone else do it.
The book is also published in English version. Both books are also published in hard cover and will be available for sale tomorrow at the State Mufti's Office. The hard cover book is 30 dollars and 20 dollars for the thin cover book. Students will be given a 30 percent discount.
News courtesy of Radio Television Brunei
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