2-Day Official Visit

Yang Amat Berhormat Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, the Prime Minister of Malaysia and Yang Amat Berbahagia Puan Sri Nooraine Abdul Rahman and delegation arrived in the country for a two-day Official Visit and the 23rd Annual Leaders' Consultation between Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia. Present at Brunei International Airport to welcome Yang Amat Berhormat the Prime Minister of Malaysia and spouse were His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office as Personal Representative of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab Rahaman. Also present to greet Yang Amat Berhormat and spouse were Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs as Minister-in-Attendance and Datin. Also present at the airport to welcome the Malaysian Delegation were Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Mohd. Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy and Pengiran Datin; Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd. Yusof, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Pengiran Datin; Datin Seri Paduka Doctor Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd. Salleh, Deputy Minister of Education; Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Matsatejo bin Sokiaw, Deputy Minister of Energy, and Datin and Puan Nadia Azura Mohd. Nudri, Charge d'Affaires of the Malaysian High Commission in Brunei Darussalam.

His Royal Highness, together with Yang Amat Berhormat, then proceeded to a Special Dais to receive the Salute of Honour, accompanied by the national anthems of both countries.

Yang Amat Berhormat then inspected the Guard of Honour mounted by personnel of the Royal Brunei Land Force, Royal Brunei Armed Forces.

The Prime Minister of Malaysia was then introduced to Cabinet Ministers; Deputy Ministers; the Commissioner of the Royal Brunei Police Force; Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces; and Foreign Envoys in Brunei Darussalam; as well as Permanent Secretaries at the Prime Minister's Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Prime Minister of Malaysia's delegation includes Yang Berhormat Dato' Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, Malaysia's Minister of Foreign Affairs as well as senior officials of the Government of Malaysia. The Annual Leaders' Consultation between Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia was last held on the 5th of March 2019 in Putrajaya, Malaysia. This visit by Yang Amat Berhormat marks the first official visit by a foreign leader to Brunei Darussalam since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020.

Source: Radio Television Brunei