The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Sultan and people of Brunei Darussalam on the eve of their National Day (February 23, 2017).
In a message to His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, the President has said, “On behalf of the Government and the people of India and on my own behalf, it gives me immense pleasure to extend warm greetings to Your Majesty and the people of Brunei Darussalam on the auspicious occasion of your National Day.
India and Brunei Darussalam have traditionally enjoyed close ties of friendship and cooperation. I am confident that bilateral relations between our two friendly countries will continue to be strengthened and further deepened for the benefit of our two peoples in the years to come.
Please accept, Your Majesty, my best wishes for you continued good health and personal well-being and for the continued progress and prosperity of the friendly people of Brunei Darussalam”.