HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to receive congratulatory messages from Heads of State and Heads of Government of friendly nations in conjunction with Brunei Darussalam’s 31st National Day.
Following is the list of Heads of State and Heads of Government who sent congratulatory messages:
Heads of State:
His Majesty Almu’tasimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah, the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia; His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand; Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; His Majesty King Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia; His Majesty King Mohammed VI, King of Morocco; His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden; and His Majesty King Philippe, King of Belgium.
Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of the Republic of Singapore; Truong Tan Sang, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam; U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar; Md Abdul Hamid, President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives; Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China; Pranab Mukherjee, President of India; Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea; Dr Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran; Barack Obama, President of the United States of America; Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Rtd), Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia; David Johnston, Governor General of Canada; Joachim Gauck, President of the German Federal Republic; Vladimir V Putin, President of the Russian Federation; Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey; Michael D Higgins, President of Ireland; Enrique Pena Nieto, President of the United Mexican States; Almazbek Atambaev, President of the Republic of Kyrgyz; Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Republic of Gabon; and Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi.
Heads of Government:
Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia; Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore; Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia; Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam; Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan; and Sir Anerood Jugnauth, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius.