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 recently attended the Coronation Ceremony of His Majesty King Charles III, King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and Her Majesty Queen Camilla which was held at the Westminister Abbey, London.
Accompanying His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam was His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen.
The Coronation Ceremony was attended by guests consisting of members of Royal Families, Heads of States and Governments as well as guests from all over the world.
The ceremony began with a procession that started at Buckingham Palace and ended at Westminster Abbey. During the procession, His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty Camilla the Queen Consort travelled in the Diamond Jubilee State Coach, to attend the Coronation Service. After the Coronation Service, His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty Queen Camilla returned to Buckingham Palace with a larger-scale ceremonial procession which is known as the Coronation Procession, in which Their Majesties travelled in the Gold State Coach.
The Coronation Procession included Armed Forces from across the Commonwealth and the British Overseas Territories, and all Services of the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom. The procession also included ten members of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces.
At the Buckingham Palace, Their Majesties received a Royal Salute from the United Kingdom and Commonwealth Armed Forces in the Buckingham Palace Gardens, and then appeared on the Buckingham Palace Balcony.
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, and Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam had great pleasure in sending the warmest congratulations to His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty Queen Camilla on the momentous occasion of Their Majesties’
Over many years, Brunei Darussalam and the United Kingdom have shared a special and long-standing relationship, His Majesty looks forward to more opportunities to further develop strong bonds of friendship and bilateral cooperation for the mutual benefit of the two countries and peoples.
His Majesty is confident that under the reign of His Majesty King Charles III, the United Kingdom will continue to progress, prosper and bring greater well-being to all the people of the United Kingdom as well as the people of the Commonwealth.
His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam also sent his kindest regards and very best wishes to His Majesty King Charles III, Her Majesty Queen Camilla and members of the Royal Family for continued good health and happiness, as well as continued peace and prosperity for the people of the United Kingdom.
THE BRUNEIAN | BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN