Iranian embassy marks 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution

|     Aziz Idris     |

THE Embassy of Iran in Brunei Darussalam celebrated the 40th anniversary of Iran’s Islamic Revolution last night at The Rizqun International Hotel.

Present at the event as the representative of the Government of 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 Minister of Transport and Info-communications Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof, along with his spouse.

The reception began with the playing of the national anthems of Brunei Darussalam and Iran, followed by a recitation of verses from Al-Quran.

The minister and his spouse then took part in a cake cutting ceremony together with the Charge d’Affaires at the Embassy of Iran in Brunei Darussalam Dr Mahmoud Rahimi.

In a speech, Dr Mahmoud Rahimi praised His Majesty’s leadership in ensuring peace and stability within Brunei Darussalam, also noting that Brunei’s active membership in ASEAN plays a significant role in the foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

He closed his address by expressing his sincere wishes for the progress, prosperity, success and happiness of the people of Brunei.

A cake-cutting ceremony by Minister of Transport and Infocommunications Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof and spouse alongside the Charge d’Affaires at the Embassy of Iran in Brunei Darussalam Dr Mahmoud Rahimi. – PHOTOS: AZIZ IDRIS
Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib and spouse with Dr Mahmoud Rahimi at the 40th anniversary celebration of Iran’s Islamic Revolution last night