Sultan receives in audience Korea’s Minister of Foreign Affairs

|     Rahwani Zahari     |

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 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Kang Kyung-wha. The audience ceremony took place at the Istana Nurul Iman.

Accompanying the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea were Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Brunei Darussalam Yoon Hyun-bong, and Deputy Minister for Political Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea Yoon Soon-gu.

Also present at the audience ceremony were Minister of Foreign Affairs II Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd Yusof, and Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Emaleen binti Abdul Rahman Teo.

Diplomatic relations between Brunei Darussalam and Republic of Korea were established on June 1, 1984.

Since then, the two countries have been cooperating extensively in various fields including trade and investment, energy, infrastructure development, people-to-people exchanges and tourism.

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 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Kang Kyung-wha. – RAHWANI ZAHARI