Meeting with Minister of Defence II

The Minister of Defence II, Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, received an introductory call by Mr Christian Ramage, Ambassador of France to Brunei Darussalam.

During the call, both sides highlighted the warm and friendly defence relations between Brunei Darussalam and France since the establishment of diplomatic relations on 8 May 1984. The bilateral defence relations has been further enhanced through various avenues characterised by regular exchange of visits, attendance to exhibitions, training and courses as well as, the conduct of the annual Joint Defence Working Committee meetings. Brunei Darussalam and France have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the Agreement between the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and the Republic of France Concerning Cooperation in Defence Matters and in Defence Equipment in 1999.

During this meeting the Minister and the Ambassador discussed about the coming visit in March by Rear Admiral Denis Bertrand, French Commander of the Pacific Zone, and the scheduled port of call by French Navy fregate Vendemiaire


Last updated on: 29 July 2018