Prince receives envoy in farewell audience
by Jason Leong

His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, yesterday received Mr Alexander A Karchava, the outgoing Ambassador of the Russian Federation, in a farewell audience at the Balai Penghadapan, Bukit Kayangan. Mr Karchava has been Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Brunei Darussalam since May 2005 and is based in Kuala Lumpur. - Borneo Bulletin (13th August 2009)