Royal audience to outgoing envoy

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office, yesterday afternoon consented to receive in audience Mr. Yoshinobu Nisaka, outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Brunei Darussalam.

Mr. Nisaka has been the Japanese envoy to Brunei since August 28, 2003.

Also present during the audience ceremony was Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Abu Bakar bin Pengiran Seri Indera Pengiran Haji Ismail, Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister's Office.

The audience ceremony took place at Istana Nurul Iman. - Borneo Bulletin (15th August 2006)