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 promoted one Manteri Hulubalang and bestowed credentials to several Manteri Hulubalang.
Present as personal representative of His Majesty was His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik during a ceremony at Istana Nurul Iman yesterday.
His Royal Highness was greeted on arrival by Chief of Adat Istiadat Negara Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Indera Setia Diraja Sahibul Karib Pengiran Anak Haji Idris bin Pengiran Maharaja Lela Pengiran Muda Abdul Kahar, and Grand Chamberlain Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Penggawa Laila Bentara Istiadat Diraja Dalam Istana Pengiran Haji Alauddin bin Pengiran Paduka Tuan Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar.
Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Johan Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Adanan bin Begawan Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Seri Setia Haji Mohd Yusof informed His Royal Highness that the ceremony was ready to start.
Juru Laki Haji Johan Areffen bin Haji Hassan was promoted to Head of Juru Laki, while Haji Roslan bin Haji Asmat was presented with a credential to become a Pateh.
Meanwhile Murni bin Majid, Halidin bin Bujeh and Nor’ariffin bin Haji Tunjang were bestowed with credential to become Pengarah, while Haji Jaini bin Metarsad was bestowed the Juru Laki credential.
The ceremony saw the reading of letters to announce the promotions, appearance of royal regalia such as Pemurah & Karga, Kelasak & Kampilan, Alat-Alat Perhiasan Empat, and Gangsa Sireh. Doa Selamat was also read.
Present were Pengiran-Pengiran Cheteria, Cabinet ministers, members of the Privy Council, deputy ministers, Pengiran-Pengiran Peranakan, Pehin-Pehin Manteri and others. – Azlan Othman