His Majesty greeted by thousands in Belait
By Liza Mohd & Kartika Rahman

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam was greeted by thousands of well-wishers at Taman Jubli Perak in Jalan Maulana yesterday morning during the Belait get-together. Accompanying the Sultan was HRH Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office, HRH Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, HRH Prince Hj Sufri Bolkiah, HRH Prince 'Abdul 'Azim, HRH Prince 'Abdul Malik and HRH Prince 'Abdul Mateen.

They viewed a field performance by some 3,000 participants. The union of performers signifies their spirit of festivity and commitment for the success of His Majesty's birthday celebration in the district. The performance carrying the theme "Nostalgia Seni Klasik Silam" or "Classic Nostalgic Arts of Yesteryear", hopes to lead the district to eight consecutive victories for best performance this year.

The get-together initiates further events in the district including the annual Mega Concert, Rafting Classic, Golf tournament and Agri-food show, among others, stretching till early September. - Borneo Bulletin (22nd July 2007)