• Short Summary

    THE OIL-RICH BRITISH PROTECTORATE OF BRUNEI HELD IT LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL'S BUDGET MEETING ON MONDAY (DEC. 11).

  • Description

    1.
    LS STREET SCENE
    0.04

    2.
    MS SIR OMAR ???TED FOR CEREMONY
    0.09

    3.
    MS SULTAN BOLKIAH ARRIVES
    0.17

    4.
    MS HONOUR GUARDS PRESENT ARMS
    0.20

    5.
    MS SULTAN BOLKIAH REVIEWS TROOPS (TWO SHOTS)
    0.32

    6.
    MLS INTERIOR COUNCIL -- OPENING SESSION
    0.35

    7.
    MLS BOLKIAH (IN CENTRE) SPEAKS (TWO SHOTS)
    0.41

    8.
    MS END OF MEETING: COUNCILLORS STAND UP
    0.44

    9.
    LS BOLKIAH WALKING OUT FOLLOWED BY FATHER BEHIND SPEAKER
    1.00

    10.
    LS EXTERIOR -- SULTAN AND FATHER INTO CAR
    1.05



    Initials CAR/VS/MK/YA/RBI



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE OIL-RICH BRITISH PROTECTORATE OF BRUNEI HELD IT LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL'S BUDGET MEETING ON MONDAY (DEC. 11). THE OPENING CEREMONY WAS MARKED BY A COLOURFUL PARADE WITNESSED BY SIR OMAR ALI SAIFUDDIN, WHO ABDICATED HIS THRONE IN OCTOBER.

    SULTAN HASSANAL BOLKIAH, SON OF SIR OMAR, INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR.

    AT THE OPENING CEREMONY, SULTAN BOLKIAH PLEDGED TO CONTINUE TO DEVOTE A HIGH PORTION OF THE STATE'S RESOURCES TO DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS DESIGNED TO IMPROVE LIVING STANDARDS.

    HIS GOVERNMENT, SULTAN BOLKIAH ADDED, WOULD DO EVERYTHING TO IMPROVE LIVING STANDARDS AND CALLED ON THE PEOPLE TO SUPPORT THE GOVERNMENT'S PROPOSAL.

    THE SULTAN SAID ADVANCEMENT IN EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL FIELDS WAS ALSO CONTINUING.

    MEANWHILE, THE STATE'S FINANCIAL OFFICER, DATO JOHN LEE SAYS THAT A PORTION OF BRUNEI'S FIVE-YEAR DEVELOPMENT PLAN ANNOUNCED IN 1962 WILL HAVE TO BE DEFERRED.

    ONLY SCHEMES WHICH WILL BRING THE GREATEST ECONOMIC RETURNS ARE TO BE GIVEN PRIORITY, DATO LEE ADDS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA26KW33IP3RWYXV8PBUKGSU4DN
    Media URN:
    VLVA26KW33IP3RWYXV8PBUKGSU4DN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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