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Brunei sultan visits Malacañang for bilateral meet with Duterte

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 04:03 PM November 30, 2019

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. AP FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines –Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei arrived at Malacañang Palace for an official visit ahead of the opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games on Saturday.

In a live video, Sultan Bolkiah attended a welcome ceremony at the Malacañang where he is expected to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte for a bilateral meeting.

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Official Welcome Ceremony for His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam Malacañan Palace, Manila November 30, 2019

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte receives His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, in a welcome ceremony at the Malacañan Palace in the City of Manila on November 30, 2019. Sultan Bolkiah is in the country for an Official Visit. He is also set to show his support for Brunei's athletes competing in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games hosted by the Philippines this year.#DuterteLegacy#PartnerForChange#ComfortableLifeForAll

Posted by Presidential Communications (Government of the Philippines) on Friday, November 29, 2019

Sultan Bolkiah will also show his support for Brunei’s athletes who will compete for the SEA Games which is hosted by the Philippines.

The opening ceremony for the 2019 SEA Games will be held on Philippine Arena in Bulacan. Duterte is also expected to grace the event.

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