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, this afternoon attended the Swearing-in Ceremony for the newly appointed Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court. The ceremony was held at Istana Nurul Iman in the capital.

Present at the ceremony were His Majesty’s brothers, His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah; and His Royal Highness Prince Haji Jefri Bolkiah.

The ceremony began with the reading of the Letter of Appointment by Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Penggawa Laila Bentara Istiadat Diraja Dalam Istana Pengiran Haji Alauddin bin Pengiran Paduka Tuan Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar, the Grand Chamberlain.

It was followed by the recitation of the oath before His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam by Justice Kannan Ramesh as the Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court.

Also present at the ceremony were Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa bin Pehin Datu Perdana Manteri Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Ibrahim, the Special Adviser to His Majesty and Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office;

Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Hairol Arni bin Haji Abdul Majid, the Attorney General; The Right Honourable Dato Seri Paduka Steven Chong Wan Oon, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court; His Excellency Lim Hong Huai, High Commissioner of the Republic of Singapore to Brunei Darussalam; and The Honourable Justice Pengiran Datin Paduka Hajah Rostaina binti Pengiran Haji Duraman, High Court Judge.

Source: Radio Television Brunei