The National Committee holds its 2nd meeting for the 60th birthday anniversary of His Majesty

The National Committee for the 60th birthday anniversary of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam held its 2nd meeting Wednesday at the Lapau in Bandar Seri Begawan. The meeting was chaired by the Minister of Home Affairs, Pehin Dato Paduka Haji Adanan.

Apart from reviewing and confirming minutes of the 1st meeting, today’s meeting also discussed the appointment of the patron and advisor of the national committee.

His Majesty has consented to appoint His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister Office, and His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, as patrons of the national committee.

Meanwhile, Chief of Adat Istiadat, Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz has been appointed as the advisor of the national committee. The meeting also focused proposals on the format for the traditional get-together between His Majesty and his rakyat in the four districts. The 1st meeting was held on the 19th of December last year. (9th Feb 2006)