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 37th National Day.

Among the Heads of States are His Majesty the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah; Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud; Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II; King of the Kingdom of Thailand His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua; Sultan of Oman His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al-Said; King of Cambodia His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath Norodum Sihamoni; King of Belgium His Majesty King Philippe; King of the Netherlands His Majesty King Willem-Alexander R; King of Norway His Majesty King Harald V; King of Sweden His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf; Emir of Qatar His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani; President of the Republic of Singapore Halimah Yacob; President of Republic of Laos Bounnhang Vorachith; President of the Republic Socialist of Vietnam Nguyen Phú Trong, President of the United States of America Joseph R Biden; President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin; President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping; Governor-General of Australia General David Hurley AC DSC (Rtd); President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Md Abdul Hamid; President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi; President of the Republic of India Ram Nath Kovind; President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan; President of the Federal Republic of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen; President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier; President of the Republic of Hungary János Áder; President of Ireland Michael D Higgins; President of the Republic of Italy Sergio Mattarella; President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa; President of the Swiss Confederation Guy Parmelin; President of the Republic of Tunisia Kais Saied; President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev; President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev; President of the Republic of Kyrgyz Sadyr Zhaparov; President of the Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al Sisi; President of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria Abdelmadjid Tebboune; President of the Republic of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kaboré; President of the Republic of Gabon Ali Bongo Odimba; President of the Republic of Zambia Edgar Chagwa Lungu; President of the State of Palestine and Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation Mahmoud Abbas; Administrator of the Government of Canada Richard Wagner.

Heads of Governments who sent congratulatory messages to His Majesty on the occasion of the 37th National Day are Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong; Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand General Prayut Chan-o-cha; Prime Minister of Lao People’s Democratic Republic Thongloun Sisoulith; Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phúc; Chairman of the State Administration Council, Republic of Myanmar Senior General Min Aung Hlaing; Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the State of Qatar Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani; Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga; Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina; and Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Imran Khan.