Royalty attend birthday reception

Rokiah Mahmud

Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam graced a birthday reception held in Her Majesty’s honour by the Group of Wives of Cabinet Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Permanent Secretaries, Deputy Permanent Secretaries, and its Affiliated Members yesterday.

The birthday reception was held at the Royal Berkshire Hall of the Royal Brunei Polo and Riding Club, Jerudong.

Accompanying Her Majesty were Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab Rahaman; Her Royal Highness Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Zariah; Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Bini Hajah Faizah binti Dato Haji Nasir; Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Majeedah Nuurul Bolkiah; and Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah.

Also accompanying Her Majesty at the reception were Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna, the Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Amal Umi Kalthum Al-Islam.

Upon arrival, Her Majesty was welcomed by Chairperson I of the group Seri Laila Pengiring Diraja Datin Seri Utama Hajah Rosnah binti Abdullah; and Chairperson II of the group Datin Paduka Hajah Jahrah binti Haji Mohamad, together with the other spouses of the Cabinet Ministers.

The ceremony commenced with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah, led by spouse of the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs Hajah Azizah binti Haji Mohammad.

A welcoming address was delivered by Datin Paduka Hajah Jahrah, who expressed best wishes for Her Majesty’s birthday on behalf of the group, while at the same time invoking blessings from Allah the Almighty for Her Majesty’s health and happiness.

Her Majesty then cut a specially prepared birthday cake and received a pesambah from members of the group.

Later, there was a video presentation on Ristaan Majlis Ulang Tahun Hari Puja Usia 2019.

Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam graced a birthday reception held in Her Majesty’s honour by the Group of Wives of Cabinet Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Permanent Secretaries, Deputy Permanent Secretaries, and its affiliated members yesterday. Photo shows Her Majesty with Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab Rahaman and Her Royal Highness Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Zariah. PHOTO: INFOFOTO.
Her Majesty cuts the birthday cake
Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam, Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab Rahaman, Her Royal Highness Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Zariah, Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Bini Hajah Faizah binti Dato Haji Nasir, Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah, Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Majeedah Nuurul Bolkiah, Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah, Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna, the Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Amal Umi Kalthum Al-Islam at the reception. PHOTOS: BAHYIAH BAKIR