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Brunei sultan marks golden jubilee in style

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and Queen Saleha riding in a royal chariot during a procession to mark his golden jubilee of accession to the throne in Bandar Seri Begawan on Oct 5.

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

BRUNEI'S all-powerful and fabulously wealthy sultan marked 50 years on the throne in lavish style on Thursday, travelling in a gilded chariot through the streets and holding a tradition-filled ceremony at his golden-domed palace.

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