Her Majesty grants audience
By Lyna Mohamad

Her Majesty Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha consented to grant an audience to female ambassadors and spouses of heads of diplomatic missions in Brunei Darussalam at Istana Nurul Iman yesterday.

The female delegation wished Her Majesty "Happy Birthday" during the audience. Also present were Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah, HRH Princess Hajah Majeedah Nuurul Bulqiah and HRH Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bulqiah.

The delegation was led by Virginia H Benavidez, the Ambassador of the Republic of Philippines and Dean of Diplomatic Corps in Brunei Darussalam.

The Ambassador of the People's Republic of China, Tong Xiaoling, was accompanied by the spouses of high commissioners of UK, Pakistan, Singapore, Malaysia and India.

Also present were the spouses of ambassadors of Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Laos, Thailand, Korea, Germany and Myanmar, as well as spouses of the acting high commissioners of Australia and Bangladesh. - Borneo Bulletin (8th Oct 2008)