HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday consented to present letters of credence to the newly-appointed Brunei Darussalam High Commissioner to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh as well as receiving letters of credence from two newly appointed foreign envoys to the country.
His Majesty first consented to present letters of credence to the Brunei Darussalam High Commissioner to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Pengiran Haji Abd Haris bin Pengiran Haji Shahbudin.
His Majesty then consented to receive letters of credence from two newly-appointed envoys to Brunei Darussalam – the British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam, David Ian Campbell and the High Commissioner of Malaysia to Brunei Darussalam, Datuk Awang Sahak bin Awang Salleh.
Following the ceremony, His Majesty then consented to receive in audience the newly-appointed Brunei Darussalam High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Pg Hj Abd Haris bin Pg Hj Shahbudin who previously served as Senior Special Duties Officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Brunei Darussalam.
His Majesty then granted separate audiences to the two newly-appointed High Commissioners to Brunei Darussalam. First to be received in audience was David Ian Campbell, who previously served as the Deputy High Commissioner in Australia and Singapore.
Lastly, His Majesty received in audience Datuk Awang Sahak bin Awang Salleh, who previously served as Officer with Special Functions to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia.
The ceremonies took place at the Istana Nurul Iman.
- Borneo Bulletin
(3 October 2013)