His Majesty grants audience for special guests
By Aziz Idris

Shortly after the Friday prayer yesterday, an Audience ceremony was held at Istana Nurul Iman for all the special invited guests for His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 65th Birthday celebration.

The special guests included HRH Princess Basma binti Talal and Dato Seri Utama Al-Sayed Walid Ismail Al-Kurdi of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; Dato' Sri Ismail bin Yaakob, the Minister of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism, Malaysia and wife; Pehin Sri Dr Hj Abdul Taib bin Mahmud, Chief Minister of Sarawak and wife; Datuk Musa bin Hj Aman, Chief Minister of Sabah and wife; Mr Khaw Boon Wan the Minister for National Development of Singapore and wife; Prof (Ir) Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Minister of Defence, Indonesia and wife; Mr Cesar V Purisima, Secretary for Finance, Philippines and wife; and Dato Paduka Seri Chief Admiral Agus Suhartono of Indonesian. - Borneo Bulletin (16th July 2011)