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 in a titah stresses that the Annual Leaders' Consultation between Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia continues to provide many opportunities for discussions on matters of mutual importance. Despite facing challenges under COVID-19, His Majesty is pleased with the excellent developments demonstrated by cooperation in all areas.
His Majesty made the titah at the Official Luncheon for Yang Amat Berhormat Dato' Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, the Prime Minister of Malaysia and spouse, Yang Amat Berbahagia Datin Sri Muhaini Zainal Abidin, who were in the country for a two day Official Visit. Earlier, His Majesty and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam received in audience the Prime Minister of Malaysia and spouse. The audience ceremony took place at Cheradi Laila Kencana, Istana Nurul Iman.
Prior to the Audience Ceremony, His Majesty and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri welcomed Yang Amat Berhormat the Prime Minister of Malaysia and spouse on arrival at Istana Nurul Iman, and subsequently introduced Yang Amat Berhormat and spouse to members of the Royal Family.
Present at the Audience Ceremony were 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 and Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Raabi'atul 'Adawiyyah binti Pengiran Haji Bolkiah; His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Majeedah Nuurul Bolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna, Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Amal Umi Kalthum Al-Islam; as well as other members of the Royal Family.
Also present were Yang Berhormat Dato' Sri Saifuddin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs; and Yang Berhormat Dato' Seri Dr. Shahidan bin Kasim, Minister of Federal Territories. Also at the Audience Ceremony were Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Second Minister of Defence as Minister-in-Attendance, and Datin.
After the Audience Ceremony, His Majesty proceeded together with Yang Amat Berhormat the Prime Minister of Malaysia to Cheradi Ratna Kenchana for a Four-Eye Meeting. During the Meeting, His Majesty and Yang Amat Berhormat discussed on bilateral cooperation to further strengthen relations between Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia. In addition, both leaders also exchanged views on issues of mutual importance including post COVID-19 cooperation, as well as regional developments.
Meanwhile, Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri continued the audience with Yang Amat Berbahagia Datin Sri Muhaini Zainal Abidin at Cheradi Laila Kenchana.
Source: Radio Television Brunei