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 attended the 30th Southeast Asian Games which was officiated by His Excellency Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President of the Republic of the Philippines as the host country, 30th November night. Also present to witness the ceremony was His Royal Highness Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien as the President of Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council.

The arrival of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam was greeted by His Excellency the President of the Republic of the Philippines. The 30th Southeast Asian Games this time carries the theme 'We Win as One'.

Also present at the ceremony were Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd Yusof, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs; Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports; and Her Excellency Hajah Johariah binti Haji Abdul Wahab, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Brunei Darussalam to the Republic of the Philippines.

The Opening Ceremony was enliven with traditional, cultural and pyrotechnic performances.

Source: Radio Television Brunei