Minister of Defence II receives British Minister of State

The Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence, United Kingdom (UK), Baroness Annabel Goldie paid an introductory visit to Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof at the Bolkiah Garrison yesterday.

Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud was also present.

Several issues were discussed including the status of bilateral defence relations between Brunei Darussalam and the UK; as well as regional and international developments.

Baroness Goldie is in Brunei Darussalam for a three-day introductory visit.

Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof with Minister of State at the Ministry of Defence, United Kingdom, Baroness Annabel Goldie at the Bolkiah Garrison. PHOTO: MINDEF