Sultan receives Russian delegation, outgoing envoy

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 separate audiences Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov and the outgoing Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Brunei Darussalam Do Anh Tuan at the Istana Nurul Iman yesterday.

His Majesty first received in audience Igor Morgulov.

During the ceremony, His Majesty and the Deputy Minister exchanged views, among other things, matters and efforts in strengthening and enhancing cooperation between both countries in the fields of economy, energy, agriculture, defence, culture and tourism, including ASEAN-Russia Dialogue Relations.

Accompanying the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation was Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Brunei Darussalam Vladimir Goncharenko.

Also present was Minister of Foreign Affairs II Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohammad Yusof.

Igor Morgulov and delegation are in Brunei Darussalam for the Fifth Bilateral Consultation Meeting between Brunei Darussalam and the Russian Federation, which discussed regional and international issues.

His Majesty then received in audience the outgoing Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Brunei Darussalam Do Anh Tuan.

The outgoing envoy presented his Letter of Credence to His Majesty on February 15, 2017.

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 separate audiences Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov and the outgoing Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Brunei Darussalam Do Anh Tuan at the Istana Nurul Iman yesterday. Photo shows His Majesty in audience with the Russian delegation
ABOVE & BELOW: 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 receives a pesambah from Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov; and His Majesty with the outgoing Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Brunei Darussalam Do Anh Tuan at the Istana Nurul Iman yesterday. PHOTOS: RAHWANI ZAHARI