Sultan receives Timor-Leste’s Foreign Affairs Minister

|     Bahyiah Bakir     |

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 received in audience Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Dr Dionisio Babo Soares yesterday.

Accompanying Dr Dionisio Babo Soares at the audience ceremony was Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to Brunei Darussalam Marcal Avelino Ximenes.

Also present 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.

The audience 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 and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Dr Dionisio Babo Soares. – BAHYIAH BAKIR