Audience to new Asean Sec-Gen
By Jason Leong

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday consented to receive in audience the new Secretary-General of Asean, Dr Surin Pitsuwan at the Istana Nurul Iman. Accompanying Dr Surin was Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Dewa Dato Seri Setia Lim Jock Seng, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade II. Also present at the audience ceremony were Datin Paduka Dayang Hajah Salbiah binti Haji Sulaiman, Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister's Office, and Pengiran Dato Paduka Osman bin Pengiran Haji Patra, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. - Borneo Bulletin (17th Jan 2008)