Brunei Sultan attends Special Gala for Asean 50th Anniversary

MANILA (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - 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 evening attended the Special Gala Celebration for the 50th Anniversary of Asean hosted by Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President of the Republic of the Philippines as Chairman of Asean.

The Special Gala Celebration was also held in honour of the Asean heads of government and state as well as dialogue partners attending the 31st Asean Summit and Related Summits.

Upon Arrival at the SMX Convention Center, His Majesty was greeted by Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Cielito Avancena.

His Majesty then joined other Asean heads of state and government and dialogue partners for a group photograph before proceeding to the dining area for the Special Gala Celebration.

During the event, Duterte welcomed the heads of state and government as well as representatives and guests attending the gala.

The special gala was also graced with music and singing performances.