His Majesty congratulates Philippines, Russia leaders

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, sent congratulatory mesages to leaders of the Philippines and Russia on the occasion of their respective Independence and National Day today.

In the message to Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, His Majesty expressed his appreciation for Aquino’s contributions in strengthening the longstanding friendship and cooperation between the two countries and peoples.

The monarch also extended his regards and best wishes to the president for a happy 118th Independence Day.

In the message to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Sultan said he greatly appreciated the warm friendship and much-valued cooperation enjoyed by the two countries.

His Majesty said he looked forward to future opportunities in enhancing bilateral ties. The monarch ended the message by extending his regards and best wishes to Putin.

The Brunei Times