His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to send congratulatory messages to His Majesty King Harald V, the King of Norway, and Mr Jens Stoltenberg, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway, on the occasion of the Constitution Day of the Kingdom of Norway, which fell on May 17.
In the message, His Majesty expresses his satisfaction over the growth of warm relations between the two countries. The Brunei ruler is confident that these relations would be further strengthened at the bilateral and multilateral levels.
His Majesty also hoped that the King of Norway and Mr Stoltenberg would always remain in good health and happiness, and for the people of Norway to always enjoy continued progress and prosperity.
Meanwhile, His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade, sent a similar congratulatory message to Jonas Gahr Store, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway.
His Royal Highness expressed his respects to the King of Norway and other members of the royal family, as well as the people of the Kingdom of Norway on the occasion of their Constitution Day.
"I look forward to continuing our work together to strengthen the friendship shared between our two countries," His Royal Highness said in the message.
- Borneo Bulletin
(18th May 2008)