| Hakim Hayat & Lyna Mohammad |
MEMBERS of the royal family yesterday joined in the auspicious occasion of the Lunar New Year as the Chinese community in Brunei celebrated and ushered the new year with open houses to foster closer ties with families and friends.
Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna and YAM Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz bin Pengiran Jaya Negara Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar yesterday attended a Chinese New Year open house hosted by prominent businessman Chang Ein Hong, Former President of Chung Hwa Middle School (CHMS) and owner of Chang Ein Hong Watch Dealer.
Also present at the open house at Chang’s residence in Kg Salambigar were YAM Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Wadood Bolkiah and spouse, Pengiran Seti Aminah binti Pengiran Othman.
Also in attendance at the open house were several members of the diplomatic corps in Brunei, senior officers from the government and private sectors as well as other prominent business associates.