Prince Mateen of Brunei
عبد المتين (Jawi)
|Prince of Brunei|
Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
|Mother||Puan Mariam binti Abdul Aziz|
|Occupation||Army Officer, Polo Player|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
'Abdul Mateen (Malay: Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda Abdul Mateen; born 10 August 1991) is the tenth child and fourth son of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei by his former second wife, Puan Mariam binti Abdul Aziz, who is half Bruneian, a quarter Japanese and a quarter English.
Prince 'Abdul Mateen ibni Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah
|Born||10 August 1991|
|Service/||Royal Brunei Armed Forces|
|Years of service||2010 - present|
|Awards||RAF Wing Badge (2018)|
Prince 'Abdul Mateen received his primary education at the St. Andrew’s school. He continued his secondary education at the Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Science College and Jerudong International School, both are the top schools in Brunei.
In May 2010 Prince 'Abdul Mateen was admitted to the Commissioning Course for Regular Army Officers along with 200 recruits in Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
In April 2011 Prince 'Abdul Mateen graduated from the commissioning course as an officer cadet of Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, United Kingdom and promoted to the rank of Second Lieutenant.
In July 2014 Prince 'Abdul Mateen the Bachelor of Arts in International Politics from King's College London was conferred on him at the Barbican Centre in London.
In March 2018 Prince 'Abdul Mateen was qualified as a helicopter pilot in Defence Helicopter Flying School at RAF Shawbury, in which his father HM Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of Brunei awarded him a RAF Wing Badge.
Prince 'Abdul Mateen has represented his country in polo at the 2017 and 2019 Southeast Asian Games.
Titles and Styles
The Prince of Brunei
|Reference style||His Royal Highness|
|Spoken style||Your Royal Highness|
|Alternative style||Duli Yang Teramat Mulia|
In Malay, his full title is Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Mateen ibni Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah
In English, the translation of the full title is His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen son of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin
He has been awarded :
- Recipient of the Royal Family Order of the Crown of Brunei (DKMB).
- Sultan of Brunei Golden Jubilee Medal (5 October 2017).
|Ancestors of Prince Mateen of Brunei|
- “ Sultan of Brunei's ex-wife and the £2m con” The Telegraph [12-07-2007]
- "Prince Mateen cleared for takeoff". The Scoop. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
- "Brunei royals flattered as fans travel to Batangas to watch them play polo". GMA News. 25 November 2019. Retrieved 25 November 2019.
- Family photo