Crown Prince in Oman for four-day official visit
Posted on February 4, 2014, Tuesday
Muscat, Oman: His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah arrived in Muscat, the Sultanate of Oman yesterday, for a four-day official visit, ©BRUDIRECT.COM reported.
Accompanying Their Royal Highnesses are His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Muntaqim and Her Royal Highness Princess Muneerah Madhul Bolkiah.
Their Royal Highnesses were greeted upon arrival by His Highness Sayyid Fahad Mahmoud Al-Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers of the Sultanate of Oman; Yousuf Alawi Abdullah, Foreign Minister of the Sultanate of Oman; and Dr Mohammed Hamad al Rumhi, Minister of Oil and Gas as Minister-in-Attendance.
Also welcoming Their Royal Highnesses were Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Awg Besar Hj Abu Bakar, Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam to the Sultanate of Oman and a representative from the Diwan Royal Court.
His Royal Highness and His Highness Sayyid Fahad then proceeded to the dais to receive a salute of honor. The National Anthem of Brunei Darussalam was played followed by the National Anthem of the Sultanate of Oman.
His Royal Highness later inspected the guard of honor accompanied by His Highness Sayyid Fahad. After the inspection, Their Royal Highnesses were introduced to the Mission of Honor (Sheikh Ahmed Hashil Al Maskri, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to Brunei Darussalam; Lieutenant Colonel Suroor Mohammed Al Hadhrami, ADC to His Royal Highness; Mohamed Nasser Al Dhuli, Royal Protocol; Naseemah Ibrahim A’Shekhaniah, Royal Protocol), ministers, Army Brigadiers of Oman, and foreign ambassadors. This was followed by an introduction to the official delegation of Brunei Darussalam to His Highness Sayyid Fahad.
Their Royal Highnesses together with His Highness Sayyid Fahad later proceeded to the Grand Hall at the VIP Terminal before boarding a motorcade to the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Muscat.
Their Royal Highnesses were greeted upon arrival by Garry Friend, the General Manager of the hotel and were introduced to the hotel officials.
Also at the hotel to welcome Their Royal Highnesses were Brunei Darussalam citizens in Oman.
Accompanying Their Royal Highnesses during the visit are Dato Paduka Awg Hj Ali Hj Apong, Deputy Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office.
The official visit of Their Royal Highnesses to the Sultanate of Oman is hosted by His Highness Sayyid Fahad Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers of the Sultanate of Oman.
Earlier, prior leaving Brunei for Oman, a Doa Selamat was read by Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Hj Awg Yahya Hj Ibrahim.
Present at His Majesty the Sultan’s Hangar to bid farewell to Their Royal Highnesses were Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Cheterias; Cabinet Ministers; Member of the Privy Council; the Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces; the Commissioner of Police; Permanent Secretaries at the Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Ministry of Education with their respective spouses.