The nine sultans in Malaysia and the Brunei Sultanate
are a case in point.
"Five new countries attended this year's Olympiads: the Dominican Republic, Libya, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Brunei Sultanate
Students from the Dominican Republic, Libya, Congo Republic, Rwanda and Brunei Sultanate
are also attending the event for the first time this year.
This was not only a milestone in Brunei's Islamic revival, but in the long-term reconciliation between Brunei Sultanate
and the old Brunei nationalism, which also saw the return of RR.B.
Amongst other things, Brown famishes here a judicious exploration of the origins of the Brunei sultanate
; but, alas, even he is unable to enlighten us as to the identity of "Sultan Bahkei of Johor" (cf.