Secretary of Finance Dominguez Attends 72nd Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty The Sultan of Brunei

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam (right), receives Secretary of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez III during the latter’s audience with His Majesty on 15 July 2018 on the occasion of His Majesty’s 72nd birthday anniversary. (Photo courtesy of the Information Department, Prime Minister’s Office, Brunei Darussalam).

Secretary of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez III and his spouse, Mrs. Cynthia A. Dominguez, attended the 72nd birthday anniversary of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, on 15 July 2018 in ceremonies held at the Taman Haji Sir Omar Ali Saifuddien and Istana Nurul Iman.

Secretary and Mrs. Dominguez had an audience with Their Majesties at Istana Nurul Iman in the afternoon of July 15, where the Secretary conveyed the birthday wishes of President Rodrigo R. Duterte and the Filipino people to His Majesty The Sultan.

Aside from Secretary and Mrs. Dominguez, royalties and selected high-ranking government officials from various countries were also invited to attend the celebrations including Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Mohd Shafie bin Haji Apdal and spouse; Deputy Chief Minister, Minister of Industrial and Entrepreneur Development and Second Minister for Urban Development and Natural Resources of Sarawak Datuk Amar Haji Awang Tengah bin Ali Hassan as representative of Sarawak Chief Minister; Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs of Indonesia Dr. H. Wiranto and spouse; Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister in the Ministry of National Development of Singapore Desmond Lee and spouse; Thai Chief of Defense Force General Dato Paduka Seri Tarnchaiyan Srisuwan and spouse; and Indonesian Chief of Defense Force Air Chief Marshal TNI Dato Paduka Seri Hadi Tjahjanto and spouse.

The Philippine Embassy, led by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Pete Raymond V. Delfin, in coordination with Brunei government representatives, assisted Secretary and Mrs. Dominguez throughout their visit to Brunei Darussalam. END

 

Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha (left) receives Mrs. Cynthia A. Dominguez during the audience with Their Majesties on 15 July 2018. (Photo courtesy of the Information Department, Prime Minister’s Office, Brunei Darussalam).

 

Secretary of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez III (3rd from right) and other invited foreign guests and heads of Diplomatic Missions pose for a group photo during the Royal Banquet at Istana Nurul Iman.

 

Secretary of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez III (rightmost) during the Royal Banquet at Istana Nurul Iman. (Photo courtesy of the Information Department, Prime Minister’s Office, Brunei Darussalam).

 

Secretary of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez III and Mrs. Cynthia A. Dominguez (center) pose for a group photo with Embassy personnel prior to their departure for Manila on 16 July 2018. Also in photo are Executive Secretary Salvador C. Medialdea and his spouse (6th and 5th from left, respectively) who were in Brunei for a private visit.

 

(From left to right) Secretary of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez III, Mrs. Cynthia A. Dominguez, and Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Pete Raymond V. Delfin during a group photo prior to the Royal Banquet at Istana Nurul Iman.

 

Secretary of Finance Carlos G. Dominguez III and Mrs. Cynthia A. Dominguez during their attendance at The Guard of Honor Parade for His Majesty The Sultan held in the morning of 15 July 2018 at the Taman Haji Sir Omar Ali Saifuddien. (Photo courtesy of the Information Department, Prime Minister’s Office, Brunei Darussalam).