Courtesy call and Lecture at Mindef by EU Ambassador

The Second Minister of Defence, Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof welcomed the Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam, H.E. Vincent Guérend to the Ministry of Defence, who visited the Sultanate from 26 February to 1 March 2019.

During the call, the Deputy Minister of Defence expressed his pleasure on the good state of relations between Brunei Darussalam and the European Union (EU). The call also covered discussions on areas of mutual interests, focusing on regional and international security challenges. The courtesy call also encompassed discussions on various issues within the political and security domains, with a focus on the EU’s current strategy in Asia in the context of strategic developments at the regional and international level.

As part of his visit, Vincent Guérend also delivered a lecture at the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Defence Academy, Staff and Command Course.

Last updated on: 8 March 2019