PM Lee to visit Brunei for Prince Abdul Mateen’s wedding


SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will visit Brunei from Saturday (Jan 13) to Monday to attend the wedding celebration of Prince Abdul Mateen.

Prince Mateen, 32, married his fiancee Yang Mulia Anisha Rosnah, 29, on Thursday as part of a 10-day celebration.

Mr Lee was invited by Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, the father of the groom. Mr Lee will be accompanied by Mrs Lee, Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean and Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan, said the Prime Minister’s Office on Friday.

Mr Lee and the delegation will attend the royal wedding ceremony on Sunday and the royal banquet on Monday. Before the banquet, Mr Lee and Mrs Lee will have an audience with Sultan Bolkiah and his wife Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha.

In Mr Lee’s absence from Singapore, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong will be the Acting Prime Minister from Saturday to Monday.



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