Sultan receives 23 new non-resident envoys

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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 afternoon received Letters of Credence from 23 non-resident foreign envoys to the country.

They are Ibete Fernandez Hernandez, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba; Dorte Bech Vizard, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark; Mohamed Reda Benkhaldoun, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco; Emir Hadzikadunic, Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Manuel Jose Balaguer Salas, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic; Nathan Wolf Lustbader, Ambassador of the United Mexican States; Dr Istvan Szerdahelyi, Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary; Raffaele Langella, Ambassador of the Italian Republic; Rui Fernando Sucena do Carmo, Ambassador of the Portuguese Republic; Andy Detaille, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium; Guido Felipe Loayza Devescovi, Ambassador of the Republic of Peru; Khalid Ghanim Mohammad AlGhaith, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates; Dr Michael Postl, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria; Grietje Vonno-Landman, Ambassador of the Kingdom of The Netherlands; Gamal Abdel Rahim Mohamed Metwally, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt; Gunn Jorid Roset, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway; Elsa Nury Bauzan Benzano, Ambassador of the Republic of Uruguay; Hamza Omer Hassan Ahmed, Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan; Fabian Enrique Valdivieso Eguigurent, Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador; Nikoloz Apkhazava, Ambassador of the Republic of Georgia; Ramzia Diab Ghanim, Ambassador of the Republic of Gambia; Dorothy Samali Hyuha, High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda; and Nurudeen Muhammed, High Commissioner of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

His Majesty then received in audience the non-resident am-bassadors and high commissioners who presented their Letters of Credence.

Also present at the audience ceremony was Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd Yusof, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade II.

The ceremony took place at Istana Nurul Iman.

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 foreign envoys at the Istana Nurul Iman yesterday
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 is greeted by Dorte Bech Vizard, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark
His Majesty is greeted by Hamza Omer Hassan Ahmed, Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan
His Majesty receiving the Letter of Credence from Andy Detaille, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium
His Majesty receiving the Letter of Credence from Emir Hadzikadunic, Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina
His Majesty is greeted by Manuel Jose Balaguer Salas, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic
FROM TOP TILL BOTTOM: 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 is greeted by Fabian Enrique Valdivieso Eguigurent, Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador (left); Guido Felipe Loayza Devescovi, Ambassador of the Republic of Peru (centre); and Nathan Wolf Lustbader, Ambassador of the United Mexican States

FROM TOP TILL BOTTOM: His Majesty is greeted by Dr Istvan Szerdahelyi, Ambassador of the Republic of Hungary (left); Gamal Abdel Rahim Mohamed Metwally, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt (centre); and Dr Michael Postl, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria

FROM TOP TILL BOTTOM: His Majesty receiving the Letters of Credence from Khalid Ghanim Mohammad AlGhaith, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (left); Rui Fernando Sucena do Carmo, Ambassador of the Portuguese Republic (centre); and Grietje Vonno-Landman, Ambassador of the Kingdom of The Netherlands

FROM TOP TILL BOTTOM: His Majesty receiving the Letters of Credence from Ibete Fernandez Hernandez, Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba (left); Mohamed Reda Benkhaldoun, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco (centre); and Raffaele Langella, Ambassador of the Italian Republic

FROM TOP TILL BOTTOM: His Majesty receiving the Letters of Credence from Ramzia Diab Ghanim, Ambassador of the Republic of Gambia (left); Nikoloz Apkhazava, Ambassador of the Republic of Georgia (centre); and Dorothy Samali Hyuha, High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda

FROM TOP TILL BOTTOM: His Majesty receiving the Letters of Credence from Elsa Nury Bauzan Ben-zano, Ambassador of the Republic of Uruguay (left); Gunn Jorid Roset, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway (centre); and Nurudeen Muhammed, High Commissioner of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. – PHOTOS: AZROL AZMI