Mataitoga presents credentials to Brunei Darussalam
4 May, 2019, 6:12 pm
THE bilateral partnership between Fiji and Brunei Darussalam will be enhanced in areas of mutual development interests, following the presentation of credentials of the Non-Resident High Commissioner of Fiji to Brunei Darussalam.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Fiji to Japan Isikeli Mataitoga presented his Letters of Credence as High Commissioner of the Republic of Fiji to His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam at Istana Nurul Iman Palace amid a grand ceremony on Tuesday this week.
Mr Mataitoga was received by His Majesty following the presentation of Credentials.
His Majesty congratulated Mr Mataitoga on his appointment as the Non-Resident High Commissioner of Fiji accredited to Brunei Darussalam and assured him of the support from the government of Brunei Darussalam.
Mr Mataitoga also met the Minister of Foreign Affairs II of Brunei Darussalam, Dato Seri Setia Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd Yusof.
Both parties expressed interests to develop their diplomatic engagements on the principles of mutual friendship and collaboration.
It has been noted that there are opportunities for Fiji in a number of cooperation areas, especially in the socio-economic development and trade.
Brunei Darussalam is well known for its energy-rich and oil resource developments.