Jolo, Sulu, Monday, 19 September 2011: His Excellency Governor Sakur Tan of the proud unconquered Tausug province of Sulu, scene of many battles during olden times will now reverberate once more as the 100 years of Sulu’s foundation as a Philippine province celebrates its colourful history and the resolute brave Tausugs headed by its illustrious governor, honorable provincial board members and the 19 illustrious Mayors of Sulu, coupled with the representatives of the Philippine national and local government units like the barangay chairmen and kagawad, senior officers of the Army, Navy, Marines and Police in Sulu province will attend this joyous celebration with mass media attending – highlighting in the official recognition of His Majesty Sultan Muhammad Fuad A. Kiram I, The Sultan of Sulu & The Sultan of Sabah, Head of Sultanate and Head of Islam, the 35th Reigning Sultan of Sulu and Sabah.
It is the purpose of our Patriots group and all our sister groups such as Worldwide Christian Filipinos; Royalty, Nobility; Global Heroic Basques; Sabah Claim Society; United Alliance; Support the Royal Hashemite and other groups to educate and enlighten not only our esteemed Filipinos but the world on the issue of the unquestioned ownership of Sabah by the Royal Sultanate of Sulu, as from 1658 to this day, and the Philippine sovereignty rights and claims on Sabah, enshrined in the Sabah Sovereignty Transfer from the Royal Sultanate of Sulu to the Republic of the Philippines, on 12 September 1962, which was signed sealed and delivered by His Majesty Sultan Muhammad Esmail E. Kiram I (Sultan of Sulu & Sabah 1947 to 1973), Head of Sultanate, and was duly signed by Emmanuel Pelaez concurrent Philippine Vice President and Foreign Affairs Secretary on consent by H.E. President Diosdado Macapagal.
His Majesty Sultan Muhammad Esmail E. Kiram I was the beloved Royal father of our current 35th Reigning Sultan of Sulu & Sabah — His Majesty Sultan Fuad A. Kiram I, and being the last son of his father, His Majesty Sultan Fuad A. Kiram I inherited all the rights, titles, ranks, positions and prerogatives of his father as the only anointed, true and legitimate Sultan of Sulu and Sabah.
On being crowned in 2004 HM Sultan Fuad A. Kiram I, The Sultan of Sulu & The Sultan of Sabah, Head of Sultanate and Head of Islam, the 35th Reigning Sultan of Sulu and Sabah, pronounced these historic words as a Royal Edict:
“Sabah is not only the land and property of the nine (9) Royal Kiram Family heirs but also of the Tausug people and the Filipinos as well as per Royal Edict of our father HM Sultan Esmail E. Kiram I (Sultan of Sulu and Sabah 1947 to 1973) and contained in the 12 September 1962 Sabah Sovereignty Transfer from the Royal Sultanate of Sulu to the Republic of the Philippines.”
We aim to recover Sabah from the unlawful occupation of Malaysia so that from Sabah’s GDP of over $50 billion a year, we can use such annual GDP for social and economic developments of our people in Sulu and Sabah and for Filipinos, who will distinctly benefit from our free hospitals and free medicines, free education, free housing for the widows, orphans, homeless, aged and infirm, as well as underprivileged and the poor in our midst.
We will also provide for electricity, clean drinking water, sanitation systems, telecommunications, etc., and to foster, create and enhance jobs and industry beneficial to all.
Let us all support and pursue the Policies of His Majesty Sultan Fuad A. Kiram I on Sabah recovery from Malaysia, plus equal respect, understanding, harmony, brotherhood, equality and stability between all races, and of Muslims and Christians, Jews, Buddhists and other religions leading to eternal dividends of peace and prosperity for the Tausugs and the Filipinos and our beloved nation.
Long live His Majesty Sultan Fuad A. Kiram I, the Royal Sultanate of Sulu and Sabah, the Republic of the Philippines, the Tausugs and the Filipinos. God bless them all. God is with us we will win. God Defend the Right. Dieu Defend le Droit. Allahu Akbar!