Student, Victoria Institution, Kuala Lampur, 1960-1963; student, Sultan Omar 'Ali Saifuddin College, Brunei Darussalam, 1964-1965; student, Sandhurst Royal Military Academy, England, 1965-1967.
Attaché, Irish Guards then Ministry of Defense, London, 1971-1980;
attaché, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore, 1980;
minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bandar Seri Begawan., Brunei, since 1984. Appointed Privy Council, Brunei Darussalam's, 1968, Council of Mins. Participant in formation Brunei Diplomatic Svc.
Department, 1980; head Brunei Darussalam delegation to 14th annual Association S.E. Asian Nations, Manila, 1981, 3d annual summit meeting, 1987, foreign ministers conference, Jakarta, Indonesia. Chairman Brunei Darussalam Council of Succession.
Son of Haji Omarali Saifuddin III and Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit. M.Pengiran Anak Hajjah Zariah. 9 children.