His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to receive in audience the Chief of the Indonesian People’s Consultative Assembly, DPR-RI. The audience ceremony took place at the Istana Nurul Iman, Wednesday. His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to receive in audience His Excellency Bapak Agung Laksono. His Excellency and delegation are currently in the sultanate for a three-day goodwill visit.
Also present at the audience were the Speaker of the Brunei Legislative Council, Pengiran Indera Mahkota Pengiran Anak Doctor Haji Kalamuddin; the Minister of Energy at the Prime Minister’s Office, Pehin Dato Seri Paduka Haji Awang Yahya; the Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pehin Dato Seri Paduka Lim Jock Seng; the Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office, Dato Paduka Haji Sulaiman and the Indonesian Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam, His Excellency Herijanto Soeprapto.
Meanwhile in another part of Istana Nurul Iman, Her Majesty Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha consented to receive in audience the wife of the Chief of the Indonesian People’s Consultative Assembly. Her Majesty the Raja Isteri consented to receive in audience Ibu Silvia Agong Laksono. During the audience, Her Majesty also consented to receive a pasambah (gift).
Present at the audience was Pengiran Anak Datin Paduka Hajah Siti Rafeah. Also present were the wife of the Indonesian Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam, Ibu Koesmoekamdarimah Herijanto and Datin Hajah Masnah binti Haji Tuah.
(30th Mar 2006)