Royal audience to S'pore minister
By Azrol Azmi
Photo: Info Dept

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday consented to receive in audience Minister of Transport and Second Minister of Foreign Affairs of Singapore, Mr Raymond Lim.

The audience took place at the Istana Nurul Iman.

The Singapore minister was here on a two-day official visit and left Brunei yesterday.

During the audience, the Singapore minister was accompanied by Pehin Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abu Bakar Apong, Minister of Communications; Pehin Dato Seri Setia Lim Jock Seng, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade II; Mr Joseph K H Koh, High Commissioner of Singapore to Brunei; and Brigadier General (NS) Choi Shing Kwok, Permanent Secretary for Transport.

Also present during the audience were Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Abu Bakar, Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister's Office; Dato Paduka Hj Shofry, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade; and Dato Paduka Hj Mohd Yusof, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Communications. - Borneo Bulletin (12th April 2007)