Sultan congratulates new Emir of Qatar

HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to send a message of congratulations to His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, on the occasion of His Highness’s succession as the Emir of the State of Qatar.

In the message, His Majesty wished His Highness much success and looked forward to working together with His Highness to continue strengthening the brotherly relations between the two countries both bilaterally and as international partners.

In ending the message, His Majesty extended his kindest regards and very best wishes for the future work of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani as well as for the continued progress and prosperity of the people of the State of Qatar.

The Emir of Qatar stepped down on Tuesday in favour of his 33-year-old son, Sheikh Tamim. - Borneo Bulletin (26 June 2013)