Royal condolences to quake victims
By Sonia K

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to send his condolences to Dr Haji Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Indonesia, following the recent earthquake in Kota Padang, Western Sumatra. In the message, His Majesty expressed his great sadness upon learning of the loss of life caused by the disaster.

On behalf of His Majesty's Government and the people of Brunei Darussalam, His Majesty sent his heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the president, government and people of the Republic of Indonesia and, above all, to the bereaved families of the victims. (8th March 2007)