His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri safely arrived in the Republic of Singaporeyesterday. Accompanying Their Majesties are His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik; Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Raabi'atul 'Adawiyyah binti Pengiran Haji Bolkiah; His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Wakeel; Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Majeedah Nuurul Bolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah; Her Royal Highness Princess Ameerah Wardatul Bolkiah and Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna, Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade as well as other members of the Royal Family.
The arrival of His Majesty and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri at the VIP Complex, Changi Airport was greeted by His Excellency Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Singapore; His Excellency Dato Paduka Seri Ng Chee Meng, Minister for Education and Second Minister for Transport of the Republic of Singapore, as Minister-in-Attendance; and wife, Datin Michelle Lim Bee Leng, as Lady-in-Attendance; His Excellency Lim Hong Huai, the High Commissioner of the Republic of Singapore to Brunei Darussalam; and wife as well as senior officials of the Government of the Republic of Singapore. Her Majesty the Duli Raja Isteri then received a bouquet of flowers from Datin Michelle Lim Bee Leng, the Lady-in-Attendance. Also present were Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr.) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs; Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Dewa Dato Seri Setia Lim Jock Seng, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja (Retired) Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports; as well as His Excellency Haji Awang Saifulbahri bin Haji Awang Mansor, High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam to the Republic of Singapore, and wife as well as Senior Officials of His Majesty's Government of Brunei Darussalam. One of the historic events reflecting the strong bilateral relation between both countries would be the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Currency Interchangeability Agreement between Brunei Darussalam and Republic of Singapore where a New Commemorative Notes will be launched. The State Visit will also officially launch the joint 'Brunei - Singapore Exhibition'.
Source: Radio Television Brunei