Royal greetings to France on Bastille Day

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday sent a congratulatory message to Francois Hollande, President of France as well as the government and people of France on the occasion of Bastille Day.

In the message, His Majesty much appreciated the warm and close relations between the two countries and looked forward to further opportunities to continue strengthening the valuable friendship and cooperation enjoyed by the people and governments of Brunei and France.

In concluding the message, His Majesty conveyed his kindest regards and best wishes to the president for a happy celebration.

In a separate message, His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, also extended his congratulatory message to Laurent Fabius, France’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development.

His Royal Highness expressed his warmest congratulations to the government and people of France as they celebrate Bastille Day.

“I warmly congratulate your government and people on the initiatives they are taking in international affairs and wish you much success in these efforts in the coming year. I also look forward to continuing to strengthen our friendship and cooperation, particularly through our partnership and cooperation, particularly through our partnership in the Asia-Europe Meeting and the ASEAN EU Dialogue,” he said.

He expressed his best wishes to France’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development and our much-valued French community in Brunei for a very happy celebration.

Bastille Day, the French national holiday, commemorates the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789, which marked the beginning of the French Revolution and the beginning of the Republic of France.

The Brunei Times