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 will hold a state visit to the Republic of Turkiye from March 6 to 9.
His Majesty is expected to meet President of the Republic of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to discuss matters of mutual interest towards strengthening bilateral cooperation before witnessing the signing of documents between the Government of Brunei and the Government of the Republic of Turkiye.
His Majesty’s state visit reaffirms the close bilateral relations between the two countries since the establishment of diplomatic relations on June 27, 1984, and promotes greater cooperation, including in the fields of trade and investment, education, culture and defence.
His Majesty last visited the Republic of Turkiye for a state visit from April 7 to 11, 2012. His Majesty also attended the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summits in Istanbul on April 14 and 15, 2016 and December 12 and 13, 2017, in which the Republic of Turkiye was the OIC Chairman.