His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to send a congratulatory message to Her Majesty Koningin Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, Queen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, on the occasion of Queen's Day.
In the message, His Majesty said that the people of Brunei greatly appreciate the long-standing friendship shared with the people of the Netherlands. His Majesty looks forward to strengthening these excellent relations in future
His Majesty wished Her Majesty Koningin Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard continued good health and happiness.
Meanwhile, His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, sent a similar congratulatory message to Maxime Verhagen, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.
HRH extended his warmest respects and congratulations to Her Majesty Koningin Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, the royal family and the government of Netherlands on the occasion of Queen's Day.
In the message, HRH expressed his satisfaction over the friendly relations shared by both countries. HRH looks forward to continue working as partners in the Asean-EU dialogue.
HRH also congratulated the government of the Netherlands for successfully hosting the recent international conference on Afghanistan.
- Borneo Bulletin
(30th Apr 2009)