After performing the Sunat Hari Raya Aidil Fitri Prayers, His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam consented to receive in audience state dignitaries and diplomats from friendly nations and to receive their junjung ziarah. The audience and junjung ziarah ceremony took place at Istana Nurul Iman.

Also present were His Majesty's sons and daughters, brothers and sisters;

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah;

His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik and Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Raabi'atul 'Adawiyyah;

His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen;

His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Wakeel;

His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah and Her Royal Highness Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Zariah;

Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Bini Hajah Faezah;

and His Royal Highness Prince Haji Jefri Bolkiah.

Also in attendance were Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah;

Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Majeedah Nuurul Bolkiah;

Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah;

Her Royal Highness Princess 'Azemah Ni'matul Bolkiah;

Her Royal Highness Princess Fadzilah Lubabul Bolkiah;

Her Royal Highness Princess Ameerah Wardatul Bolkiah;

Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna;

And Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Amal Umi Kalthum Al-Islam and His Majesty's grandchildren as well as other members of the royal family.

His Majesty's guests included Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran-Pengiran Cheteria, Cabinet Ministers, Members of Councils, Deputy Ministers, diplomats from friendly nations, Permanent Secretaries, Senior Government Officials and their wives. At the auspicious Muslims victory day audience, His Majesty and Her Majesty Raja Isteri as well as other members of the Royal Household consented to receive Hari Raya Aidil Fitri greetings from the guests.

The presence of diplomats from friendly nations manifests Brunei Darussalam image and prestige in the area of international relations. His Majesty's meeting with state Dignitaries and Ambassadors of Friendly nations symbolises the long-existing strength of friendly ties. Such an event with His Majesty reflects His majesty's sincerity in making the Hari Raya festivity as a bridge to establish cordial and warm relations between the leader and those being led.

Meanwhile, Istana Nurul Iman will be open to the public for three days starting tomorrow, 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 greetings to their beloved monarch and members of the royal family.

Source: Radio Television Brunei