After SunatHari Raya Aidilfitri Prayers, His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and Her Majesty Duli Raja IsteriPengiranAnakHajahSalehabinti Al-MarhumPengiranPemanchaPengiranAnak Haji Mohamed Alam consented to receive in audience state dignitaries and diplomats from friendly nations and to receive their junjungziarah. The audience and junjungziarah took place at Istana NurulIman.
Also present were His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-MuhtadeeBillah, the Crown Prince and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri PengiranAnakIsteriPengiranAnak Sarah bintiPengiran Haji Salleh 'AbRahaman;
His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik and Yang AmatMuliaPengiranAnakIsteriPengiranRaabi'atul 'Adawiyyah;
His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen;
His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Wakeel;
His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed Bolkiah and Her Royal Highness PengiranAnakIsteriPengiranAnakHajah Zariah;
Yang AmatMuliaPengiranBiniHajahFaezah; and
His Royal Highness Prince Haji JefriBolkiah.
Also in attendance were Her Royal Highness Princess HajahRashidahSa'adatulBolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess HajahMajeedahNuurulBolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess HajahHafizahSururulBolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess 'AzemahNi'matulBolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess FadzilahLubabulBolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess AmeerahWardatulBolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess HajahMasna; Her Royal Highness Princess HajahAmalUmiKalthum Al-Islam; as well as His Majesty's grandchildren and other members of the royal family.
His Majesty's guests included Yang AmatMuliaPengiran-PengiranCheteria, Cabinet Ministers, Members of the Legislative Council, Deputy Ministers, diplomats from friendly nations, Permanent Secretaries and senior government officers and their spouses. At the ceremony, His Majesty and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri as well as other members of the royal family received Hari Raya Aidilfitri greetings.
The presence of foreign envoys from friendly nations is proof of the country's involvement in the international arena. His Majesty's meeting with the state dignitaries and envoys from friendly nations in person, reflects the close friendship and long-standing relations. The opportunity to be with His Majesty portrays the monarch's sincerity in strengthening goodwill and friendliness.
Meanwhile, Istana NurulIman will be open to the public for three days starting today, from 10 in the morning until 12 noon and again from 2 to 4 in the afternoon for the public to convey their Hari Raya Aidilfitri greetings to their beloved monarch and members of the royal family.
Source: Radio Television Brunei