HIS Royal Highness Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah, the President of Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council (standing 4th from right) with other dignitaries including South Korean President Park Geun-hye during the opening ceremony for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea on Friday. – INFOFOTO
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 yesterday awarded the prestigious Sultan’s Scholar Scholarships of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah to six students for the 2016-2017 academic session.
Also present at the ceremony, which was held at the Istana Nurul Iman, 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 ‘Abdul Malik, who is the Chairman of Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Committee of Governors; and His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Wakeel.
This year, four students received the Sultan’s Scholar for the 2016-2017 academic session while another two students received the prestigious scholarship to further their studies at a higher level.