Audience to Saudi Foreign Minister
By Hj Md Said Arshad

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam consented to receive in audience Dr Nizar bin Obaid Madani, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The audience took place at the Istana Nurul Iman. Dr Nizar was accompanied by Mr Mohamed Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Director of the State Minister's Office and Mr Esam bin Ahmed bin Jamal Abid Al-Thagafi, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Brunei. Also present were Pehin Dato Awg Hj Abdul Rahman, Minister of Education; Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade II; Pg Dato Hj Abu Bakar, Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister's Office and Hj Shofry Hj Ghafor, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. - Borneo Bulletin (23rd May 2006)