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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, BRUNEI DARUSSALAM: Bruneian Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah (C) with his wives Queen Salleha Al-Marhum (L) and Queen Mariam Abdul Aziz (R) in a prayer for blessing during the Sultan's 54th birthday ceremony at the Istana Nurul Iman in Bandar Seri Begawan, 15 July 2000. Sultan Bolkiah, born 15 July 1946 is the 29th monarch and is also one of the longest reigning monarchs in the world. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Roslan RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, BRUNEI DARUSSALAM:  Bruneian Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah (C) with his wives Queen Salleha Al-Marhum (L) and Queen Mariam Abdul Aziz (R) in a prayer for blessing during the Sultan's 54th birthday ceremony at the Istana Nurul Iman in Bandar Seri Begawan, 15 July 2000. Sultan Bolkiah, born 15 July 1946 is the 29th monarch and is also one of the longest reigning monarchs in the world. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Roslan RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)