Sultan receives 14 delegations for 41st AMAF Meeting

Bahyiah Bakir

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 received in audience 14 delegations comprising ministers, deputy ministers as well as representatives of ministers who are in the country for the 41st ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) Meeting and Related Meetings at Istana Nurul Iman yesterday.

Accompanying His Majesty was His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office.

The 41st AMAF Meeting was held on October 15-16.

His Majesty received in audience: Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Kingdom of Cambodia Veng Sakhon; Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry of Malaysia Datuk Seri Salahuddin bin Ayub; Union Minister at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Republic of the Union of Myanmar Dr Aung Thu; Secretary of Department of Agriculture, Republic of Philippines Dr William D Dar; Minister of Environment and Water Resources, Republic of Singapore Dr Amy Khor; Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, People’s Republic of China Han Changfu; Minister of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, Republic of India Kailash Choudhary; Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Lao People’s Democratic Republic Bounkhouang Khambounheuang; Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Kingdom of Thailand Mananya Thaiset; Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Socialist Republic of Vietnam Le Quoc Doanh; Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries, Japan Shinya Fujiki; Secretary-General of ASEAN Dato Paduka Lim Jock Hoi; Secretary-General at the Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Indonesia Dr Momon Rusmono; and Director General as representative of Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs, Republic of Korea Yoon Dong-Jin.

Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong was also present.

ABOVE & BELOW: Photos show 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 with head of delegations of 41st AMAF Meeting. Also seen in the photos is His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office. PHOTOS: INFOFOTO & BAHYIAH BAKIR