His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, yesterday consented to attend a luncheon hosted by Dr. Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of the Republic of Singapore.

The luncheon was held in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Singapore at the Istana. After His Majesty was greeted on arrival by the Singapore President, His Majesty proceeded with Dr. Tony Tan to the Banquet Hall for the luncheon which commenced with a speech by the host.

After the luncheon, His Majesty proceeded together with other heads of states and government as well as other special guests to a group photograph session.

Accompanying His Majesty were Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Dewa Dato Seri Setia Lim Jock Seng and Minister of Energy at the Prime Minister’s Office Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Rtd) Dato Seri Setia Dr. Awang Haji Mohammad Yasmin bin Haji Umar.