His Majesty sends congratulatory messages to Australia

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 has consented to send congratulatory messages to Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia General Sir Peter Cosgrove and Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia Scott Morrison as well as the Government and the people of Australia on the occasion of Australia Day.

In the message to the Governor-General, His Majesty expressed his great appreciation for the long-standing friendship and close cooperation shared between Brunei Darussalam and Australia and looked forward to strengthening these valuable relations in the years ahead.

In a similar message, His Majesty stated that Brunei and Australia shared warm and friendly relations with close cooperation in a wide range of areas and looked forward to working with the Prime Minister in strengthening these much-valued ties bilaterally, as well as through the regional partnerships in ASEAN, APEC and the Commonwealth.

In ending the messages, His Majesty conveyed his kindest regards and best wishes to the Governor-General and Prime Minister as well as to all Australians for a happy and joyous celebration.