His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's State Visit began yesterday with a get-together ceremony with citizens and residents of Brunei Darussalam who are currently in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The ceremony was held at Fairmont Hotel, Amman.

Accompanying His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam was His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen. Upon arrival at the hotel, His Majesty was greeted by Dayang Siti Norsuriana binti Haji Mohamad Nor, Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of Brunei Darussalam to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; Haji Muhammad Izzuddin bin Haji Abdul Rani, and Haji Ahmad Muzhafar bin Haji Marsidi, the President and Vice President of the Brunei Students' Union in Jordan. Subsequently, His Majesty signed a commemorative parchment and then was ushered to the Ruby Hall for a High Tea Reception with the students.

Before the reception, a Doa Selamat was read by one of the students.

After the reception, His Majesty joined a photograph session with senior officers of the Embassy of Brunei Darussalam in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the students.

Before leaving the ceremony, His Majesty proceeded to mingle and meet with citizens and residents of Brunei Darussalam consisting of students and government officials in Jordan. Currently, there are 16 Bruneian students studying in leading universities in Jordan in the field of Islamic Studies, Fiqh, Syariah and Usuluddin.

Source: Radio Television Brunei