Sultan of Brunei; also Sultan of Style; flew in own aircraft to Delhi
He is the Sultan of the Brunei but also Sultan of Style as he is reported to have piloted his own aircraft from country to New Delhi.
Invited here to be part of Republic Day function as Chief Guest, Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah is already known for his lavish lifestyle.
He also attended the ASEAN India Commemorative Summit.
Well into his seventies, the Sultan flew in his Boeing aircraft and this is not the first time as he is known for flying his aircraft on his previous visits to New Delhi as well.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the Sultan on Thursday and had discussion on cooperation in defence and security, energy, education, health and space.
Bolkiah is among the 10 ASEAN heads of state and government who will attend this year’s Republic Day celebrations as guests of honour.>