His Majesty receives National Day greetings

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 receive congratulatory messages from Heads of States and Heads of Governments in conjunction with Brunei’s 35th National Day.

Among the Heads of States were His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein, King of Jordan; His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Sultan of Oman; His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, King of Thailand; His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia; His Majesty King Harald V, King of Norway; His Majesty King Phillippe, King of Belgium; Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia; Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore; Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President of the Republic of Philippines; U Win Myint, President of the Union Republic of Myanmar; Donald Trump, President of the United States of America; Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Rtd), the Governor-General of Australia; Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China; Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea; Battulga Khalmaa, President of Mongolia; Mohammad Abdul Hamid, President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; Ram Nath Kovind, President of the Republic of India; Dr Arif Alvi, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan; Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Republic of Maldives; Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of German Federation Republic; Sergio Mattarella, President of the Republic of Italy; Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey; Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Republic of Portugal; Milos Zeman, President of the Czech Republic; Michael D Higgins, President of Ireland; Ueli Maurer, President of the Swiss Confederation; Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt; and Roch Marc Christian Kabore, President of Burkina Faso.

Heads of Governments who sent congratulatory messages to His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on the occasion of Brunei’s 35th National Day were Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore; General (Rtd) Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand; Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia; Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Union Republic of Myanmar; Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh; Imran Khan, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan; Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan; and Ana Brnabic, Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia.

Also sending well wishes were Dr Yousef A Al-Othaimeen, the Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.