The United Kingdom appreciates the strong support of Brunei Darussalam to become a dialogue partner of ASEAN. His Excellency John Virgoe, the British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam described Brunei Darussalam as a close friend in the region.
His Excellency stated the matter at the 'Queen's Birthday Party' reception to commemorate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second's 95th Birthday Anniversary. His Excellency outlined that the bilateral friendship is very relevant to the people of Brunei Darussalam especially to the younger generation to work together to tackle climate change and other global issues. Also present were a number of cabinet ministers.
Source: Radio Television Brunei