HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday afternoon consented to receive in separate audience, Orang Kaya-Kaya Seri Agar DiRaja Tan Sri Dato’ Seri DiRaja Haji Ramli bin Ngah Talib, Orang Besar Lapan Perak Darul Ridzuan and Dr Enrique T Ona, Secretary of Health at the Department of Health, Republic of the Philippines.
His Majesty consented to receive in audience Orang Kaya-Kaya Seri Agar DiRaja Tan Sri Dato’ Seri DiRaja Haji Ramli bin Ngah Talib. Accompanying the Orang Besar Lapan Perak Darul Ridzuan were Dato’ Seri Abdul Puhat bin Mat Nayan, Secretary to the Government of Negeri Perak Darul Ridzuan; Toh Raja DiRaja Col (Rtd) Dato’ Abd Rahim bin Mohamad Nor, Confidential Secretary to the DYMM Sultan Perak Darul Ridzuan; and Toh Amar Seri DiRaja Dato’ Ayop bin Hashim, Secretary of the Senate of Perak Darul Ridzuan.
His Majesty also received in audience the Secretary of Health at the Department of Health, Republic of the Philippines.
Accompanying Dr Enrique T Ona was Ms Maylene M Beltran, the Director of Bureau of the International Health Cooperation, Republic of the Philippines.
Also present was Ms Celeste Vinzon-Balatbat, Charge d’Affaires Embassy of Republic of the Philippines to Brunei Darussalam.
Pehin Orang Kaya Johan Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Adanan bin Begawan Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Mohd Yusof, Minister of Health, was also present.
The audience ceremonies took place at the Istana Nurul Iman.
- Borneo Bulletin
(27 June 2014)