Crown Prince also consented to receives audience from the Republic of Singapore

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince, Senior Minister at the Prime Ministerís Office consented to receive in audience the Second Minister for Defence and Minister for Manpower of the Republic of Singapore, His Excellency Doctor Ng Eng Hen.

The audience took place at Istana Nurul Iman. Present at the audience were the Deputy Minister of Defence, Pehin Retired Colonel Dato Paduka Haji Mohammad Yasmin and the Republic of Singaporeís Acting High Commissioner Mr. Stephen Lim. Also present were the Permanent Secretary at the Prime Ministerís Office, Dato Paduka Haji Sulaiman and the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence, Awang Haji Mustappa bin Haji Sirat. (8th Feb 2006)