His Majesty receives Republic of Maldives minister

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 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Shahid at the Istana Nurul Iman yesterday.

At the audience ceremony, His Majesty and Abdulla Shahid exchanged views and discussed matters in strengthening bilateral relations between Brunei Darussalam and Republic of Maldives which were established on March 31, 1984, including exploring new cooperation for the mutual benefit of both countries.

Accompanying the minister at the ceremony was Additional Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives Shiruzimath Sameer.

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

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 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives Abdulla Shahid during the audience ceremony. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR