Sultan of Brunei receives Turkish Foreign Minister

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - 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 in audience Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu.

Accompanying the minister was Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Brunei Darussalam Mehmet Suat Akgun and Special Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Ali Onaner.

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 Hajah Siti Norishan binti Haji Abdul Ghafor.

Diplomatic relations between Brunei Darussalam and Republic of Turkey were established on June 27, 1984. Since then, the two countries have been cooperating extensively in various fields including defence, trade and investment, education as well as tourism.

The audience ceremony took place at the Istana Nurul Iman.