By Amin Hosni
His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam last night attended a State Banquet at the Banquet Hall of the State Legislative Assembly Complex in Kuching. Sarawak Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Abang Muhammad Salahuddin Abang Barieng, Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, state cabinet ministers, heads of federal and state departments were among the dignitaries and invited guests present. Photo shows His Majesty receiving a pesambah from Sarawak Yang Dipertua Negeri. Today, His Majesty will visit the Borneo Highland Resort and the Exhibition on "45 Years of Sarawak Development in Malaysia" at the Indoor Stadium.
His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam arrived in Kuching, Sarawak, yesterday afternoon at the start of a two-day visit, RTB reported. On arrival at the Kuching International Airport, His Majesty was greeted by Governor of Sarawak, Tun Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Muhammad Salahuddin, and Yang Amat Berbahagia, Toh Puan Datuk Patinggi Hajah Norkiah, the Chief Minister of Sarawak, Pehin Seri Doctor Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud, and Yang Amat Berbahagia Datuk Amar Puan Sri Hajah Laila Taib. Soon after arrival, His Majesty proceeded to attend the Sarawak Regatta 2008 which took place at the Kuching Waterfront.
- Borneo Bulletin
(4th August 2008)