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    Royalty attend joyful gathering

    Daniel Lim

    Residents in the Belait District yesterday gathered at the Municipal Field, Kuala Belait for a get-together with 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 to celebrate the monarch’s 76th birthday.

    His Majesty, accompanied by His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office; His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik; His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen; His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah; and His Royal Highness Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah, was greeted by Minister of Home Affairs Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ahmaddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman on arrival at a helipad.

    The royal entourage then headed to the venue for the get-together, where they were welcomed by the district’s students waving miniature national flags.

    The national anthem was sung to kick off the main event – a performance titled ‘Raja Disanjung, Rakyat Menjunjung’ by 489 students and youth members.

    His Majesty and members of the royal family toured the booths, during which the monarch was greeted by frontliners, senior citizens and residents as well as representatives of institutions, companies and the British Forces Brunei.

    Following the get-together, His Majesty and members of the royal family attended a luncheon at the Belait District Officer’s residence.

    The event concluded with the royal entourage heading back to the capital by car.

    The next get-together will be held in the Brunei-Muara District on Sunday.

    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 and His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office meet residents during a get-together in the Belait District, in conjunction with the monarch’s 76th birthday celebration yesterday. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR
    ABOVE & BELOW: 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 smiles during the luncheon at the Belait District Officer’s residence; and His Majesty and His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office in a group photo during a tour of the booths. PHOTOS: BAHYIAH BAKIR & INFOFOTO

    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 looks at photographs
    His Majesty and His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office get up close and personal with field performers
    His Majesty cuts a birthday cake as His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah looks on
    ABOVE & BELOW: His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik, His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen, His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah and His Royal Highness Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah at the gathering

    Attendees at the get-together
    Young performers pose for a photo
    ABOVE & BELOW: A performance during the get-together; Belait residents at the event; and students welcoming the royal entourage with miniature national flags

     

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