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, yesterday received in audience Sir Geoffrey Vos, The Master of the Rolls in the United Kingdom (UK).
During the ceremony, His Majesty and Sir Vos discussed matters related to the long-standing cooperation in the legal sector between Brunei and the UK as well as the latest development in law.
Accompanying Sir Vos was Acting British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam Catherine Pochkhanavala-Cleeve.
Also present during the ceremony at Istana Nurul Iman were Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Dato Seri Paduka Steven Chong Wan Oon and Deputy Minister (Security and Law) at the PMO Dato Seri Paduka Haji Sufian bin Haji Sabtu.
Sir Vos and his wife are in the Sultanate for a five-day working visit to take a closer look at various Brunei legal sectors.
Sir Vos will conclude his visit on September 22.