His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to send a congratulatory message to Yoshihiko Noda on the occasion of his appointment as the new Prime Minister of Japan.
In the message, His Majesty stated that the people and the Government of Brunei Darussalam greatly value the friendship and cooperation shared with Japan. His Majesty looks forward to working with the new Japanese Prime Minister in strengthening the close partnership between both countries, bilaterally as well as regionally.
His Majesty ended the message by wishing the new Japanese Prime Minister much success in his new post.
- Borneo Bulletin
(3rd September 2011)