By Laila Rahman
His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday consented to receive in audience at the Istana Nurul Iman four newly appointed non-resident foreign envoys to Brunei Darussalam.
They are Mr Marcos Caramuru de Paiva, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federative Republic of Brazil; Mr Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Jaafar, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania; Mr Jean Bretéché of the European Commission, Head of Delegation of the European Commission; and Mr Mukhtar Tileuberdi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The four newly appointed non-resident foreign envoys also presented their Letter of Credentials to His Majesty.
Meanwhile, His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, also granted audiences at the Balai Penghadapan, Bukit Kayangan to the four newly appointed non-resident foreign envoys to Brunei Darussalam, Mr Marcos Caramuru de Paiva, Mr Jean Bretéché, Mr Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Jaafar and Mr Mukhtar Tileuberdi.
His Royal Highness welcomed the four new envoys and discussed bilateral matters. Ambassadors Marcos Caramuru de Paiva and Mukhtar Tileuberdi are currently based in Kuala Lumpur, while Ambassadors Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Jaafar and Jean Bretéché are currently based in Tokyo and Jakarta respectively.
- Borneo Bulletin
(25th Jan 2006)