Wreath-laying Ceremony at Monument to the People’s Heroes

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 afternoon attended a Wreath-laying Ceremony held at the Monument to the People’s Heroes.

Accompanying His Majesty was His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen.

Upon arrival, His Majesty was introduced to Kong Xuanyou, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China and Yan Zhongqiu, Vice Chairman of the Beijing Municipal Committee of the 12th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

This was followed by the national anthems of Brunei Darussalam and China.

His Majesty laying the wreath at the Monument to the People’s Heroes. – PHOTOS: 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 and His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen, during the ceremony

His Majesty then laid a wreath at the monument.

The Monument to the People’s Heroes, which stands in the centre of Tiananmen Square, was built as a national monument to commemorate the heroes who gave their lives in defending their nation during the 19th and 20th centuries.