Ceremony to welcome the new princess

A doa selamat and Doa Kesyukuran Istiadat Bersiram for Her Royal Highness Pengiran Isteri Azrinaz Mazhar on the occasion of the birth of His Majesty's daughter, Her Royal Highness Princess Ameerah Wardatul Bolkiah was held on Monday. A "Papat Rambut" ceremony was also held. Present was Her Majesty Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hjh Saleha and other members of the royal family. The "Papat Rambut" or hair-cutting ceremony signifies the welcoming of a new member of the family. HRH Princess Ameerah Wardatul Bolkiah was born on Saturday, 19 Muharram, 1429 Hijrah corresponding to 28th January 2008. A 21- shot of the cannon was also fired to mark the ceremony. Photo shows Her Majesty performing the "Papat Rambut". - Borneo Bulletin (2nd April 2008)