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 Republic of Singapore Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat yesterday.
The Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance presented condolences on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Singapore to His Majesty and the royal family on the passing away of Al-Marhum His Royal Highness Prince Haji ‘Abdul ‘Azim on October 24.
Accompanying the Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance of the Republic of Singapore was Republic of Singapore Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for Foreign Affairs and Second Minister for Education Dr Mohamad Maliki bin Osman.
Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah and Minister of Foreign Affairs II Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd Yusof were also present.
The audience ceremony took place at Istana Nurul Iman.
The visit of Heng Swee Keat to Brunei Darussalam reflects the special and unique relations shared between Brunei Darussalam and the Republic of Singapore for over 50 years.