Crown Prince joins Singapore’s Deputy PM for a walk

HIS Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, who is currently on an official visit to Singapore, yesterday joined Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security and Minister for Home Affairs, Republic of Singapore, for a morning walk followed by breakfast at HortPark. Later in the morning, HRH the Crown Prince, along with HRH Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah, HRH Prince ‘Abdul Muntaqim and HRH Princess Muneerah Madhul Bolkiah, visited Henry Park Primary School.

The arrival of His Royal Highness at Southern Ridges for the morning walk was greeted by the Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security and Minister for Home Affairs of the Republic of Singapore; Lim Swee Say, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office; Indranee Rajah, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Law and Ministry of Education; Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Transport; and Kong Yit San, Assistant Chief Executive Officer, National Park Board.

His Royal Highness and Teo Chee Hean began the morning walk from the Henderson Wave situated 36 metres above Henderson Road. At the Sembcorp Forest of Giants, His Royal Highness planted a ‘Koompassia excelsia’ tree (locally known as Tualang).

Accompanying His Royal Highness was Dr Mohamad Maliki bin Osman, Minister of State at the Ministry of National Development and Ministry of Defence, and Mayor of the South East District, Republic of Singapore as the Minister-in-Attendance.

Also accompanying His Royal Highnesswere Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, Minister of Development; Dato Paduka Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong, Deputy Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office; Dato Paduka Awang Haji Bahrin bin Abdullah, Deputy Minister of Finance; and Haji Awang Saifulbahri bin Haji Awang Mansor, High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam to the Republic of Singapore. - Borneo Bulletin (4 September 2014)