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 was at the Royal Mausoleum for a Tahlil ceremony for Al-Marhum His Royal Highness Prince Haji ‘Abdul ‘Azim yesterday.
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; His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen and His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Wakeel were also present.
His Majesty and other members of the royal family were greeted upon arrival by Chief of Adat Istiadat Negara Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz bin Pengiran Jaya Negara Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar and Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman.
The ceremony began with the recitation of Tahlil, Doa Tahlil and Doa Selamat led by State Mufti Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Paduka Seri Setia (Dr) Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Aziz bin Juned.
His Majesty poured the ayeng asah-asahan (scented water) on the grave of Al-Marhum His Royal Highness; His Majesty’s late parents Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam and Al-Marhumah Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Bendahara Pengiran Anak Abdul Rahman; Al-Marhum Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam; Al-Marhumah Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Babu Raja Pengiran Anak Hajah Besar binti Pengiran Anak Haji Metassan and Allahyarham Pehin Datu Seri Maharaja Dato Seri Utama Dr Haji Ismail bin Omar Abdul Aziz.
Other members of the royal family later poured the cooperation.
Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran-Pengiran Cheteria, Cabinet Ministers, Legislative Council members, deputy ministers, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces, Pengiran-Pengiran Peranakan, Pehin-Pehin Manteri and permanent secretaries also attended.