• Short Summary

    THE OIL-RICH SULTANATE OF BRUNEI, ON THE WESTERN COAST OF BORNEO, IS CELEBRATING THE MARRIAGE OF CROWN PRINCE HASSANAL BOLKIAH TO HIS COUSIN, PRINCESS SALEHA.

  • Description

    THE OIL-RICH SULTANATE OF BRUNEI, ON THE WESTERN COAST OF BORNEO, IS CELEBRATING THE MARRIAGE OF CROWN PRINCE HASSANAL BOLKIAH TO HIS COUSIN, PRINCESS SALEHA.THE PRINCE AGED 19, IS THE SON OF SIR ALI OMAR SAIFUDDIN, THE SULTAN OF BRUNEI.THE MARRIAGE WAS OFFICIATED BY BRUNEI'S CHIEF PRIEST ON THURSDAY AND WAS WITNESSED BY HUNDREDS OF GUESTS, INCLUDING MANY OVERSEAS VISITORS.

    SIR ALI, WHO GAVE HIS SON AWAY, WAS JOINED BY THE GUESTS IN A PROCESSION ON FOOT TO THE BRIDE'S RESIDENCE NEARBY.A MALAY GUARD OF HONOUR, CLAD IN TRADITIONAL COSTUMES AND DRAWN FROM ALL RANKS OF THE COMMUNITY, LED THE PROCESSION.

    THE WEDDING CEREMONY WAS CONDUCTED AT THE BRIDE'S RESIDENCE.SIR ALI LED THE GUESTS IN PRAYING FOR THE HEALTH OF THE NEWLY-WED COUPLE.

    SIR ALI LATER LED THE COUPLE TO THEIR BRIDAL CAR WHICH WAS DRIVEN AROUND THE TOWN, FOLLOWED BY A 50-CAR ESCORT.

    THE WEDDING CELEBRATIONS WILL END ON THURSDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5YEE8V5JBGC1T5NY0TUK18C64
    Media URN:
    VLVA5YEE8V5JBGC1T5NY0TUK18C64
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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