His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to send a congratulatory message to US President Barrack Obama on the occasion of him winning the prestigious 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.
In the message, His Majesty stated that the award of the Nobel Peace Prize reflected the global recognition and confidence in the President's extraordinary leadership in promoting world peace. His Majesty also expressed his appreciation for Mr Obama's personal commitment and efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation.
In ending the message, His Majesty conveyed his kind regards to the US President.
- Borneo Bulletin
(11th October 2009)