His Majesty greets President Thein on Myanmar Independence Day

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HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday sent a congratulatory message to Myanmar President U Thein Sein, as well as its government and people on the occasion of its 66th Independence Day today.

In the message, His Majesty conveyed his appreciation to Myanmar President Thein for the strong support of his government during Brunei’s ASEAN chairmanship.

The monarch also wished President Thein every success for Myanmar’s chairmanship this year.

His Majesty also congratulated Myanmar for its “remarkable” achievement in hosting the recent Southeast Asian Games last December.

The sovereign added that he looked forward to working closely with President Thein to further strengthen important regional cooperation and bilateral relations between the countries.

Meanwhile, His Royal Highness Prince Mohamad Bolkiah, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, also sent a congratulatory message to his counterpart, Wunna Maung Lwin.

His Royal Highness also expressed Brunei’s full cooperation of Myanmar’s chairmanship of ASEAN and support in the upcoming ministerial retreat preparations.

The Brunei Times