Royal audience to new envoys
By Sonia K

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office, yesterday consented to receive in audience the new Canadian High Commissioner to Brunei Mr Leopold Alfred Battle and Japanese Ambassador to Brunei Mr Itsuo Hashimoto at the Istana Nurul Iman.

Also present during the event was Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister's Office Haji Abdul Aziz bin Haji Yusof.

The envoys presented their Letter of Credentials to His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on November 6. - Borneo Bulletin (21st Nov 2006)