His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri arrived in Alor Setar, Kedah Darul Aman at noon yesterday. Accompanying His Majesty and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri is His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen. Also accompanying His Majesty and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri are Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Amal Umi Kalthum Al-Islam and Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Indera Setia Diraja Sahibul Karib Pengiran Anak Haji Idris bin Pengiran Maharaja Lela Pengiran Muda Abdul Kahar. Welcoming His Majesty and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri on arrival at Sultan Abdul Halim Airport, Alor Setar were His Royal Highness Al Aminul Karim Sultan Sallehuddin ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah, the Sultan of Kedah Darul Aman and Her Royal Highness Sultanah Maliha binti Al-Marhum Tengku Ariff, the Sultanah of Kedah Darul Aman.

His Majesty and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri were also greeted on arrival by Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Tengku Sarafudin Badlishah ibni Sultan Sallehuddin, the Raja Muda of Kedah and Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Che Puan Muda Zaheeda binti Mohamad Ariff, the Raja Puan Muda of Kedah; Yang Teramat Mulia Dato' Seri DiRaja Tan Sri Tunku Abdul Hamid Thani ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah, the Tunku Bendahara of Kedah and Yang Amat Berbahagia Datin Seri DiRaja Puan Seri Dato' Nora binti Abdullah; Yang Teramat Mulia Dato' Seri DiRaja Tan Sri Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz binti Al-Marhum Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, the Tunku Temenggong of Kedah; and Yang Teramat Mulia Dato' Tunku Shazuddin Ariff ibni Sultan Sallehuddin, the Tunku Laksamana of Kedah; as well as Yang Amat Berhormat Dato' Seri Haji Mukhriz bin Tun Dr. Mahathir, the Chief Minister of Kedah and Yang Amat Berbahagia Tok Puan Norzieta binti Zakaria.

Also present to greet His Majesty and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri was His Excellency Dato Paduka Haji Alaihuddin bin Pehin Orang Kaya Digadong Seri Lela Dato Seri Utama Haji Mohd Taha, High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam to Malaysia, and Datin.

A Doa Selamat was then recited by Sohibus Samahah Dato' Sheikh Fadzil bin Haji Awang, the State Mufti of Kedah Darul Aman.

His Majesty and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri were then invited to board a motorcade to a renowned hotel in Alor Setar where His Majesty and Her Majesty would be residing throughout the duration of the visit.

Source: Radio Television Brunei