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His Majesty Audience Ceremony
February 8th, 2023 | 09:55 AM | 162 views
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di- Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, yesterday afternoon received in audience The Right Honourable Anne – Marie Trevelyan, United Kingdom Minister of State Indo-Pacific who is in the country for the '2nd Brunei Darussalam - United Kingdom Strategic Dialogue'.
Accompanying the United Kingdom Minister of State Indo-Pacific was His Excellency John Virgoe, British High Commisioner to Brunei Darussalam. Also present was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd Yusof, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs. Diplomatic relations between Brunei Darussalam and the United Kingdom were established in January 1984, in which both countries cooperate extensively especially in the fields of defence, education as well as trade and investment cooperation. On 5 August 2021, the United Kingdom became ASEAN's first new dialogue partner in 25 years, and Brunei Darussalam is currently the Country Coordinator for ASEAN-UK Dialogue Relations. The Brunei Darussalam - United Kingdom Strategic Dialogue was established in 2021. The audience ceremony took place at Istana Nurul Iman.
During the Audience Ceremony, His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and The Right Honourable Anne – Marie Trevelyan, United Kingdom Minister of State Indo-Pacific discussed bilateral and regional issues of mutual importance to Brunei Darussalam and the United Kingdom, as well as the United Kingdom's status as ASEAN's Dialogue Partner.
by RTB NEWS
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