His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to send a congratulatory message to His Excellency Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President of the Republic of the Philippines, the Government and people of the Republic of the Philippines on the occasion of the 121st Independence Day of the Republic of the Philippines.

In the message, His Majesty expresses his great satisfaction for the long-standing ties and cooperation between the two countries and people, and looks forward to continuing to strengthen the important partnership, bilaterally and through ASEAN and BIMP-EAGA. In ending the message, His Majesty extends his kind regards and best wishes for His Excellency's good health as well as for the continued progress and prosperity of the people of the Republic of the Philippines.

Source: Radio Television Brunei