Malaysia offers full support for Brunei’s ASEAN Chairmanship

Malaysia offers its full support to Brunei Darussalam as ASEAN Chair this year in collectively achieving the intended deliverables, said Malaysia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein during an audience with 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 at Istana Nurul Iman yesterday.

His Majesty and Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin also discussed bilateral and regional issues of mutual importance to both countries.

Accompanying the minister were other senior officials at Malaysia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Deputy Secretary General for Bilateral Affairs Dato’ Amran Mohamed Zin; ASEAN-Malaysia National Secretariat Director-General Dato’ Ahmad Rozian Abdul Ghani; and Southeast Asia Division Undersecretary Siti Hajjar Adnin.

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

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 Malaysia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein during the audience. PHOTO: INFOFOTO