Royal audience to Thai Chief of Defence Force

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces, yesterday afternoon granted an audience to General Tanasak Patimapragorn, the Chief of Defence Force, Royal Thai Armed Forces.

General Tanasak Patimapragorn is currently in the country for a three-day introductory visit.

Accompanying him during the audience ceremony was Air Chief Marshall Boonyarit Kerdsuk, the Deputy Chief of Defence Force, Royal Thai Armed Forces. Also present during the audience ceremony were: Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, the Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces; Apichart Phetaratna, the Ambassador of Thailand to Brunei Darussalam; Awg Haji Hamdan bin Haji Abu Bakar, Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister's Office; and, Colonel (Rtd) Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Azmansham bin Pengiran Haji Mohamad @ Mohamed, Permanent Secretary (Defence Policy and Development) at the Ministry of Defence. - Borneo Bulletin (21 June 2012)