Asean Summit venue comes under royal scrutiny
Azlan Othman

HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam as the Chairman of the 23rd Asean Summit, yesterday toured the venue of the summit, the International Convention Centre (ICC), Berakas to take a closer look at the countryís preparations, particularly the halls for the summit, the official welcome of Asean Leaders, Gala Dinner, 8th East Asia Summit and 16th Asean Plus Three Summit. The summit will start on October 9.

Present to welcome His Majesty at the ICC were the Minister of Finance II at the Prime Ministerís Office, Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Awg Hj Abdul Rahman bin Hj Ibrahim; Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade II, Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Dewa Dato Seri Setia Awg Lim Jock Seng; Minister of Energy at the Prime Ministerís Office, Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Rtd) Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Awg Hj Mohd Yasmin bin Hj Umar; Permanent Secretary (International. Economic, Finance, Research and Development) at the Prime Ministerís Office, Dato Paduka Awg Hj Mohd Roselan bin Hj Mohd Daud; Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Dato Paduka Awg Hj Mohamad Nor bin Hj Jeludin and other senior officials. - Borneo Bulletin (2 October 2013)