Crown Prince receives minister in audience

HRH Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office, yesterday consented to receive in audience Dr Ng Eng Hen, the Second Minister for Defence and Minister for Manpower of the Republic of Singapore.

Dr Ng Eng Hen is currently on an introductory visit to Brunei Darussalam.

Also in attendance at the audience ceremony were Deputy Minister of Defence Pehin Datu Singamantari Colonel (Rtd) Dato Paduka Hj Mohammad Yasmin bin Hj Umar, Singapore's Acting High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam Mr Stephen Lim, Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister's Office Dato Paduka Awg Hj Sulaiman bin Hj Ismail, and Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence Awg Hj Mustappa bin Hj Sirat.

The visiting minister is scheduled to leave the country today. - Borneo Bulletin (8th Feb 2006)