HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to receive congratulatory messages from Heads of State and Heads of Government of friendly nations in conjunction with Brunei Darussalam’s 29th National Day.
Following is the list of Heads of State and Heads of Government who sent congratulatory messages:
His Majesty Al-Sultan Almu’tasimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah, Yang Di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia; His Majesty King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of the Kingdom of Thailand; His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, King of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
His Majesty King Juan Carlos I, King of Spain; His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden; His Majesty King Albert II, King of Belgium; Her Majesty Queen Koningin Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgrad, Queen of the Netherlands.
Dr Haji Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Republic of Indonesia; Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of Republic of Singapore; Benigno S Aquino III, President of Republic of the Philippines; Truong Tan Sang, President of Socialist Republic of Vietnam; Choummaly Sayasone, President of Democratic People’s Republic of Laos; U Thein Sein, President of Union Republic of Myanmar; Taur Matan Ruak, President of Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.
Asif Ali Zardari, President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan; Hu Jintao, President of the People’s Republic of China; Pranab Mukjherjee, President of India; Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka; Lee Myung-bak, President of the Republic of Korea.
Barack Obama, President of the United States of America; Quentin Bryce, AC, Governor-General of Australia; David Johnston, Governor-General of Canada; Joachim Gauck, President of Federal Republic of Germany.
Vladimir V Putin, President of Russian Federation; Heinz Fischer, President of Federal Republic of Austria; Rosen Plevneliev, President of Republic of Bulgaria; Michael D Higgins, President of Ireland; Viktor Yanukovych, President of Ukraine.
Nebojsa Radmanovic, Presiding Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Almazbek Atambaev, President of Republic of Kyrgyzstan; Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, President of Federal Republic of Nigeria; Ueli Maurer, President of Swiss Union.
His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, Prime Minister of Kingdom of Bahrain; Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia; Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Republic of Singapore.
Yingluck Shinawatra, Prime Minister of Thailand; Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of Socialist Republic of Vietnam; Thongsing Thammavong, Prime Minister of People’s Democratic Republic of Laos; Raja Pervez Ashraf, Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan; and David Cameron MP, British Prime Minister.
- Borneo Bulletin
(23 February 2013)