LOOK: Duterte joins royalties, dignitaries in Brunei’s jubilee celebration

/ 11:03 AM October 07, 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has joined several world dignitaries to attend the golden jubilee celebration of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah’s accession to the throne at the Istana Nurul Iman in Brunei Darussalam on Friday.

Duterte flew to Brunei to “rub elbows” with other dignitaries attending the grand celebration.


Attendees include Jordan’s King Abdullah II, Bahrain’s  Crown Prince  Salman bin Hammad Al Khalifa, United Kingdom’s Prince Edward and  Princess Sophie, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indonesian President Joko Widodo,  Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o cha, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Laotian Vice President Phankham Viphavanh,  Myanmar’s Foreign Minister Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Vietnamese Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, and Oman’s Deputy Prime Minister Sayyid Asaad bin Tarizq al-Said. /jpv

President Rodrigo Duterte in Brunei joining the grand celebration entourage. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / ACE MORANDANTE

President Rodrigo Duterte at the dignitaries’ table with the royalties. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

President Rodrigo Duterte breaks bread with Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and his wife Pengian Anak Saleha in the banquet during the golden jubilee celebration of the Sultan’s accession to the throne at the Istana Nurul Iman in Brunei Darussalam. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

President Rodrigo Duterte grants a selfie opportunity to the attendees during the golden jubilee celebration of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. Also in the photo is Special Assistant to the President Bong Go. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Selfie time with President Rodrigo Duterte. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO


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