The bilateral partnership between Fiji and Brunei Darussalam will be enhanced in areas of mutual development interests, with the presentation of the credentials of the Non-Resident High Commissioner of Fiji to Brunei Darussalam.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Fiji to Japan, His Excellency, Mr 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 amidst a grand ceremony on Tuesday this week.
Mr Mataitoga was received in audience by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, following the submission of Credentials.
During the audience, Mr Mataitoga conveyed the best wishes of His Excellency Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote, President of the Republic of Fiji to His Majesty for the peace, prosperity and happiness of the people of Brunei Darussalam.
His Majesty congratulated the Mr Mataitoga on his appointment as the Non-Resident High Commissioner of Fiji accredited to Brunei Darussalam and assured him of the full support and cooperation from the Government of Brunei Darussalam.
His Majesty also expressed to the Mr Mataitoga his wish to visit Fiji. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates along with senior officials of the royal court, among others, were also present during the audience.
Mr Mataitoga also met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam, His Excellency Honourable Dato Seri Setia Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd Yusof. Both the parties expressed interests to develop their diplomatic engagements on the principles of mutual friendship and universal cooperation.
The Embassy of the Republic of Fiji
29 April 2019