Kuwait Embassy holds reception to celebrate anniversary

|     Aziz Idris     |

THE Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Brunei Darussalam hosted a reception to mark the 58th National Day and 28th Liberations Day of the State of Kuwait at the Indera Samudra Grand Hall of The Empire Hotel & Country Club last night.

Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof attended the event as a 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.

Also present were Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Brunei Darussalam Salah Mubarak Musleh Al-Mutairi along with senior government officials, heads of missions, members of the Diplomatic Corps and corporate associates.

The event began with the singing of the national anthem of Brunei Darussalam and the State of Kuwait followed by a cake-cutting ceremony with representatives from the Gulf Countries Cooperation (GCC) to mark the anniversary.

Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof and Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Brunei Darussalam Salah Mubarak Musleh Al-Mutairi with representatives from the Gulf Countries Cooperation (GCC) during the cake-cutting ceremony. – AZIZ IDRIS