His Majesty leaves Saint Petersburg after summit

HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to leave Saint Petersburg, Russia after attending the G20 Leadersí Summit. His Majesty attended the summit as the Chairman of Asean.

His Majesty was accompanied by His Royal Highness Prince ĎAbdul Wakeel and Her Royal Highness Princess Ameerah Wardatul Bolkiah, according to a press release from the Prime Ministerís Office.

Before leaving for the Pulkovo International Airport, Saint Petersburg, Doa Selamat was read by Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia (Dr) Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, the State Mufti.

Present at the Pulkovo International Airport to greet His Majesty were Sergei Vyazalov, Vice Governor of Saint Petersburg, and Yakovlev Andrey, Deputy Director of Protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, and officers from the Government of Russia. Also present was Haji Haini bin Haji Hashim, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Brunei Darussalam to the Republic of Russian Federation. - Borneo Bulletin (8 September 2013)