President Moon and spouse visit Royal Regalia Museum

|     Rokiah Mahmud     |

THE President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in and spouse Kim Jung-sook yesterday made a visit to the Royal Regalia Museum in the capital.

On hand to welcome the President of Korea were Minister of Culture Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin and spouse Datin Nurhayana Janis binti Abdullah.

Also present were Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong as Minister-in-Attendance; Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) Datin Paduka Dr Hajah Norlila binti Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Jalil; and senior officers from the MCYS and the Department of Museums.

While there, the President and his spouse toured the first gallery in Zone A, showcasing the 1968 Coronation 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.

The main highlight of this gallery is the Usongan Diraja (Royal Chariot) which carried His Majesty during the Royal Procession around Brunei Town, now known as Bandar Seri Begawan, on August 1, 1968.

The Korean delegation was then ushered for a closer look at the Royal Exhibition gallery in Zone B, presenting the life of His Majesty before his investiture as the Crown Prince, and later on as the 29th Sultan of Brunei. Before their departure from the Royal Regalia Museum, the President and his spouse signed the visitors’ book and later received a gift presented by the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports.

President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in and spouse Kim Jung-sook in a group photo with Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong as Minister-in-Attendance, Minister of Culture Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin and spouse Datin Nurhayana Janis binti Abdullah, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Datin Paduka Dr Hajah Norlila binti Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Jalil, and senior officers. – PHOTOS: RAHWANI ZAHARI
President of the Republic of Korea and spouse tour the gallery