By Azrol Azmi & James Kon
His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, last night hosted a dinner at the Balai Penghadapan, Bukit Kayangan for Singapore Minister of Foreign Affairs George Yeo.
Also present at the dinner were Her Royal Highness Princess Hjh Masna, Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and ministers and senior officials from both countries.
Singapore Minister George Yeo is currently in the sultanate as the head of a Singapore delegation comprising Ministers, senior civil servants and private sector representatives for the 12th Singapore-Brunei Exchange Visit (SBEV), the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated in a press release.
The Singapore delegation attended a tea reception hosted by Singapore High Commissioner to Brunei Mr Joseph Koh following their arrival here Friday. The reception was an opportunity for Minister Yeo and the other Ministers to meet with members of the Singaporean community in Brunei. The Singapore delegation was hosted to a welcoming dinner by the Brunei Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade II, Pehin Dato Seri Paduka Lim Jock Seng.
The Singapore delegation also enjoyed friendly games of golf and badminton with their Brunei counterparts.
The delegation is scheduled to return to Singapore today.
- Borneo Bulletin
(2nd Apr 2006)