His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam last night hosted a dinner in honour of the visiting Jordanian King. His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam welcomed His Majesty King Abdullah the Second Bin Al-Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan at the Li Gong Restaurant of the Empire Hotel and Country Club.
Present at the dinner was His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince; and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah. The Jordan Monarch arrived in the sultanate Wednesday for a three-day private visit.
Brunei Darussalam and Jordan established diplomatic relations after Brunei gained its independence in 1984. Brunei has also established its mission in Amman, the capital of Jordan. Brunei Darussalam and Jordan maintain warm and cordial relations.
(2nd Mar 2006)