Sultan concludes Terengganu visit

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday concluded his two-day working visit to Terengganu, Malaysia after attending the annual meeting between Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia, RTB reported last night.

His Majesty Thursday evening consented to attend a dinner hosted by the Prime Minister of Malaysia Datuk Seri Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi held at Awana Kijal Golf, Beach and Spa Resort, Terengganu.

His Majesty was accompanied by Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu.

During the dinner reception, His Majesty viewed a video clip of Terengganu's tourism sector, development and progress.

Prior to the dinner, His Majesty consented to visit Petronas Regional Office at Kertih, Terengganu. During the visit, His Majesty was accompanied by the Malaysian Prime Minister.

The complex, which produces a wide range of petrochemical products, began operation on July 2002 on a 90-hectare site. It generates 3.8 billion Malaysian Ringgit in annual sales through local consumption and exports to the Asia Pacific region. Petronas or Petroliam Nasional Berhad, is a Malaysian owned oil and gas company that was established on August 17, 1974.

Since its incorporation Petronas has grown to be an integrated international oil and gas company with business interests in 31 countries.

Yesterday, His Majesty joined other Muslims in Terengganu to perform the Friday prayer at Beris Meraga Mosque in Kijal, Terengganu who was accompanied by Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin.

Also present at the prayer was the Prime Minister of Terengganu and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi.

Before leaving, His Majesty also had the opportunity to meet and receive greetings from residents of Terengganu.

After performing Friday prayers, His Majesty consented to attend a luncheon hosted by Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin held at the Awana Grand Ball Room, Awana Kijal Golf, Beach and Spa Resort.

The Malaysian Prime Minister was also present at the luncheon. - Borneo Bulletin (26th August 2006)