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HIS MAJESTY THE SULTAN AND YANG DI-PERTUAN OF BRUNEI DARUSSALAM RECEIVES HIS MAJESTY KING HAMAD BIN ISA AL-KHALIFA, KING OF THE KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

​Istana Nurul Iman, Wednesday, 03 May 2017


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 today received His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, at the Istana Nurul Iman.


Upon arrival at the Istana Nurul Iman, His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa proceeded to the Royal Dais to receive the Royal Salute, which was followed by the national anthems of both countries and a twenty-one (21) Gun Salute. The two leaders then inspected the Royal Guard of Honour mounted by the Royal Brunei Land Forces, Royal Brunei Armed Forces.


His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa was then introduced to members of the Royal Family; State Dignitaries; the Speaker of the Legislative Council; the Cabinet Ministers; Deputy Ministers; the Commissioner of the Royal Brunei Police Force; the Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces; Foreign Envoys in Brunei Darussalam; Members of the Legislative Council as well as Permanent Secretaries at the Prime Minister's Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam was then introduced to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa’s delegation which included members of the Royal Family of Bahrain, cabinet ministers and senior officials of ministerial rank.


Shortly after, an Audience Ceremony was held at Cheradi Laila Kenchana. Also present in the Audience Ceremony were His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office; His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah; His Royal Highness Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah; His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik; His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Wakeel; Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna, Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, as well as other members of the Royal family.


Also attending the Audience Ceremony were members of the Royal family of the Kingdom of Bahrain, cabinet ministers and senior officials of ministerial rank.

During the Audience Ceremony, His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam conferred Brunei Darussalam’s highest state decoration, The Royal Family Order of the Crown of Brunei (D.K.M.B.), to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa.


The Doa Selamat was read by Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia (Dr.) Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned, the State Mufti.

After the Audience Ceremony, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa departed for The Empire Hotel and Country Club, accompanied by His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, as the Royal-in-Attendance.


PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
Istana Nurul Iman
Bandar Seri Begawan BA1000
Brunei Darussalam
06 Sya’aban 1438
03 May 2017

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