Prince Mohamed grants farewell audience
Bahyiah Bakir

His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, yesterday granted a farewell audience to two outgoing foreign envoys - the Ambassador of Japan to Brunei Darussalam, Hirose Noriki and the High Commissioner of the People's Republic of Bangladesh to Brunei Darussalam, M Shameem Ahsan.

The audience took place at Balai Penghadapan, Bukit Kayangan.

Hirose Noriki has been the Japanese Ambassador since November 2009, while M Shameem Ahsan has been the Bangladesh High Commissioner since January 2009. - Borneo Bulletin (11 September 2012)