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09.04.24 LegCo Speaker, envoy discuss host of issues

​Speaker of the Legislative Council (LegCo) Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Lela Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Rahman bin Dato Setia Haji Mohamed Taib yesterday received a courtesy visit from Singaporean High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam Laurence Bay Siow Hon where they discussed the opportunity to expand cooperation, especially in the field of law.

The meeting also saw the discussion on issues of mutual interest and concern, including bilateral relations and the strong friendship between the two countries. On the legal system, the two sides discussed similarities between Brunei and Singapore’s legislative councils, in terms of procedures and practices based on the previous system of government, which is both unique and still widely practised.

The envoy also congratulated the LegCo Speaker on the success of the 20th LegCo session for bringing forth more issues relevant and of interest to the people of Brunei.

The two also touched on other matters, such as currency exchange between the two countries, and education and its importance in helping a country prosper.

Clerk to the Privy Council, Secretary to the Cabinet Ministers’ Council and Clerk to the LegCo Dr Hajah Huraini binti Pehin Orang Kaya Setia Jaya Dato Paduka Awang Haji Hurairah was also present during the meeting

(News & pic source: Borneo Bulletin)​

09.04.24 LegCo Speaker, envoy discuss host of issues