HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and Her Majesty Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha consented to receive in audience foreign dignitaries specially invited in honour of the monarch’s 68th birthday celebration.
Their Majesties first received Tun Dato Laila Utama Pehin Sri Hj Abdul Taib bin Mahmud, the Yang Di-Pertua Negeri of Sarawak and Toh Puan Raghad Kurdi Taib, and then Dato Seri Paduka Datuk Seri Panglima Musa Hj Aman, Sabah Chief Minister and Datin Seri Panglima Datuk Hjh Faridah Hj Tussin.
Following that, Their Majesties received Dato Seri Paduka Anifah Aman, Foreign Minister of Malaysia and Datin Seri Siti Rubiah binti Datuk Abdul Samad; Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources of Singapore and Chia Oon Su Joy; as well as Jose Rene Almendras, Cabinet Secretary of Philippines and Lourdes V Almendras.
Their Majesties later received Tan Sri Datuk Amar (Dr) Hj Adenan Hj Satem, Sarawak Chief Minister and Puan Sri Dato Hjh Jamilah binti Hj Anu; Dato Paduka Seri General TNI Dr Moeldoko, Panglima Tentera Nasional Indonesia and Ibu Koes Moeldoko; and lastly, Lt Gen (Rtd) Sjafrie Sjamsudin, Deputy Minister of Defence of Indonesia and Ibu Etty Sudiyati Sjafrie Sjamsudin.
- Borneo Bulletin
(15 August 2014)