Royalty grace Brunei-Indonesia 30th anniversary
Khal Baharulalam

HER Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna, Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MoFAT) graced an evening filled with Indonesian culture yesterday.

The ‘Indonesian cultural performance and culinary and photo exhibition’ were held to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between Brunei and the Republic of Indonesia.

The exhibition took place at The Core building of the Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD).

Accompanying Her Royal Highness was Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz bin Pengiran Jaya Negara Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar, Chief of Adat Istiadat Negara.

Nurul Qomar, in her capacity as the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Brunei greeted Her Royal Highness upon her arrival before ushering the Ambassador-at-Large to the exhibition whilst Indonesian cultural music resonated through the hall.

Her Royal Highness were later escorted to the Theatre Hall for watching the six colourful Indonesian dance and cultural performances by Kotabaru Regency.

The evening ensued with a culinary exhibition, where Her Royal Highness and distinguished guests could be seen enjoying Indonesian delicacies.

The celebration concluded with a group photo session to mark the 30 years of bilateral diplomatic relationships between the two countries. - Borneo Bulletin (15 November 2014)