Dutch State Visit to Brunei, 2013

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Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah (in the Order of the Netherlands Lion), Queen Saleha (wearing her Diamond Heart Tiara and the Order of the Netherlands Lion), Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah (in the Order of the Crown) and Crown Princess Sarah of Brunei (wearing the Order of the Crown) host a State Banquet for the then Queen Beatrix (wearing the Württemberg Ornate Pearl Tiara and the Royal Family Order of the Crown of Brunei), Crown Prince Willem-Alexander (in the Order of the Most Esteemed Family Order of Brunei), and Crown Princess Maxima (in the Rose Cut Diamond Bandeau and the Order of the Most Esteemed Family Order of Brunei) of the Netherlands at the Istana Nurul Iman in Bandar Seri Begawan on this day in 2013, during the Dutch State Visit to Brunei and Singapore. The State Visit was the last of Queen Beatrix’s reign, as she announced her abdication just days later.

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