State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi called on His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah of Brunei Darussalam yesterday afternoon at Istana Nurul Imam royal palace in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam.
During the meeting, matters relating to increased bilateral relations and cooperation, especially conducting closer cooperation in the energy, health and education sectors, were discussed.
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Tin, Myanmar Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam U Cho Tun Aung and officials accompanied the State Counsellor to the meeting. Accompanying the Sultan of Brunei Darussalam at the meeting was Brunei Darussalam Prime Minister’s Office Minister, Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister (2) H.E. Mr. Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng.
Earlier in the day, the State Counsellor received Brunei Darussalam Prime Minister’s Office Minister, Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister (2) H.E. Mr. Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng at the State Guest House.
In the afternoon, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi went to the Myanmar Ambassador’s residence in Bandar Seri Begawan and met with embassy staff and families and discussed education, health and social matters.
Yesterday evening, the delegation led by the State Counsellor departed from Brunei International Airport via special flight and was seen off by Brunei Attorney General, H.E. Datin Seri Paduka Hajah Hayati POK Dato Seri Paduka Haji Mohd Salleh, officials from the Brunei Royal Army and Police Force, the Chief of the Protocol Department, Myanmar Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam U Cho Tun Aung, Myanmar embassy staff and families. The delegation led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrived back at Nay Pyi Taw International Airport at 6:45 pm and was welcomed by Union Minister U Kyaw Tint Swe, Brunei Darussalam Ambassador to Myanmar H.E. Pehin Dato Abdu’r Rahmani Dato Basir and officials.