Sultan names grandson By M K Anwar

Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Muntaqim. -
Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Muntaqim.

The new prince who was born last Saturday to His Royal Highness Prince Hj Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pg Anak Isteri Pg Anak Sarah has been given a name.

An announcement from Istana Nurul Iman stated that with the consent of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, YAM Pengiran Penggawa Laila Bentara Istiadat Diraja Dalam Istana Pengiran Hj Alauddin bin Pengiran Paduka Tuan Pengiran Hj Abu Bakar, Grand Chamberlain announced that His Majesty with great pleasure has named his grandson, Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Muntaqim ibni Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Hj Al-Muhtadee Billah.

YTM Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Muntaqim was born on Saturday, 27 Safar 1428 Hijrah corresponding to March 17, 2007, at 3.50pm.

His Majesty and Her Majesty Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha, Her Royal Highness Pengiran Isteri Azrinaz Mazhar, HRH the Crown Prince and HRH Paduka Seri Pg Anak Isteri Pg Anak Sarah as well as other members of the royal family conveyed their appreciation for those who were involved during the birth of the prince and also those who have sent congratulatory messages.

The birth of the prince last Saturday was greeted with great joy by members of the public. In conjunction with the birth, a 19-cannon salute was fired in the vicinity of the Istana Nurul Iman. - Borneo Bulletin (22nd March 2007)