Kolej International Graduate Studies

Centre of Achievement & Rewarding Experience

The Founder of Kolej IGS

(Last updated : 1st September 2017)

NAME

Allahyarham Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Setia Jaya Pengiran Haji Abdul Momin bin Pengiran Othman
DK,DSNB,SLJ,POAS,PHBS,PJK

MARITAL STATUS

Married to Datin Hjh Masurai bte Mohammad, with 17 children (9 boys and 8 girls).

DATE OF BIRTH

9th March 1923 - 9th March 2006 (83 years old).

EDUCATION BACKGROUND

Malay School, Jalan Sultan (1934), Pekan Brunei (Brunei Town) Malay School, Jalan Pemancha (Up to Standard V, 1937).

OVERSEAS TRAINING

Teacher Training Course at Sultan Idris Training College, Perak Malay (October - December 1941 and September 1946 - January 1949), The College is now known as the University Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak, Malaysia.

WORKING EXPERIENCE

  • Teacher Trainee at the Malay School Brunei Town (1940) and Labu Estate School, Temburong (1941).
  • Assistant Teacher at Malay School, Temburong (1945) and Malay School, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien, Muara (1949).
  • Acting School Inspector (1956) then School Inspector (1959) for Malay School, Brunei Town Division.
  • Elected as the Member of Chinese School Board of Inspector. Schools Supervisor (1961).
  • Confidential Clerk to the late His Majesty Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien (1961).
  • Private and Confidential Secretary to His Majesty Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam (1968-1992.)
  • Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam to Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia (1993 - 2001).

Titles conferred by His Majesty Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam:

  • As Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Setia Jaya, Cheteria 32 (1969).
  • Pingat Kerja Lama (PKL), (1960).
  • Pingat Omar Ali Saifuddien (POAS).
  • Darjah Paduka Seri Laila Jasa Yang Amat Perkasa (SJL), (1967).
  • Darjah Setia Negara Brunei Yang Amat Perkasa (DSNB), (1968).
  • Pingat PUSPA (Gold), (1969).
  • Darjah Kerabat Seri Utama Yang Amat Di Hormati (DK), (1970).
  • Darjah Kerabat Laila Utama Yang Amat Di Hormati (DK), (1972).

NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

  • Commander Victoria Order (CVO) Elizabeth II (1972).
  • Tokoh Guru (1995).
  • Tokoh Maal Hijrah (2001).
  • Tokoh Guru Suluh Budiman 2003, University Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak, Malaysia (2003).
  • Ahli Majlis Mesyuarat Negara (2004).
  • Ahli Majlis Mesyuarat DiRaja.
  • Ahli Majlis Mengangkat Raja.
  • Ahli Majlis Ugama Islam Brunei.
  • Ahli Majlis Mesyuarat Adat Istiadat.
  • Ahli Lembaga Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.

CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS EDUCATION IN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

Formation of the first local private teritary level instituition to run BDTVEC (Brunei Darussalam Technical and Vocational Educatioon Council) programmes - Kolej International Graduate Studies, Brunei Darussalam (KIGS), (9th January 2002)
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