BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, May 10 (Bernama) -- The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul
Halim Mu''adzam Shah, who is one a three-day state visit to Brunei, today had an
audience with Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah at Istana Nurul Iman here.
His Majesty and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah arrived in the
palace grounds at 11am.
The national anthems of the two countries were played at the welcoming ceremony
as a 21-gun salute boomed.
Tuanku Abdul Halim also inspected the guard-of-honour with the Sultan of
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong and the Raja Permaisuri Agong were both presented
with floral bouquets from the Brunei Sultan''s son, Pengiran Muda Mahkota
Al-Muhtadee Billah, before entering Istana Nurul Iman for the state visit.
Tuanku Abdul Halim was also introduced to the Speaker of the Brunei Legislative
Council, as well as the country''s ministers and deputy ministers.
This is his first visit abroad after he was installed the 14th Yang
di-Pertuan Agong on April 11.
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