| Azlan Othman |
MINISTER of Home Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Hj Awg Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Hj Awg Othman yesterday received Noriko Iki, the newly-appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Brunei Darussalam.
Also present were Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Home Affairs Dato Paduka Dr Hj Affendy bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Hj Abidin and the acting deputy permanent secretaries at the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Noriko Iki previosuly served as the Director-General Labour Bureau at the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan.
The minister received the new Japanese envoy at the Ministry of Home Affairs in the capital.