His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday consented to send a congratulatory message to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, on the occasion of country's National Day.
His Majesty congratulated President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the government and people of the Islamic Republic of Iran on their National Day.
His Majesty said that Brunei Darussalam and Iran continue to enjoy close cooperation, bilaterally and as partners in the Organisation of Islamic Conference. His Majesty expressed confidence that such cooperation would be strengthened in the coming years.
Meanwhile, His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Brunei Darussalam yesterday consented to send a congratulatory message to Manouchehr Mottaki, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
His Royal Highness congratulated the minister, the government and the people of Iran on their National Day.
His Royal Highness said in his message to the Iranian minister that, "I look forward to continuing to strengthen our work together bilaterally and as partners at the international level".
- Borneo Bulletin
(11th Feb 2009)