Royal audience to intending haj pilgrims
By Azrol Azmi

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Her Majesty Raja Isteri Pg Anak Hjh Saleha and Her Royal Highness Pg Isteri Azrinaz Mazhar granted separate audiences to intending haj pilgrims yesterday afternoon at the Istana Nurul Iman. Also present was His Royal Highness Prince Hj Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and HRH Princess Hjh Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah. As in previous years, His Majesty presented the men with "Ihram" and the women "Telekung", both pilgrimage attire to be worn by them during the haj. Brunei's intending pilgrims will be leaving to perform the haj in six flights beginning Dec 7. - Borneo Bulletin (29th Nov 2006)