Brunei king congratulates Abe on re-election

(Left) Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei. (Right) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday sent a congratulatory message to Shinzo Abe on the occasion of his re-appointment as the Prime Minister of Japan.

His Majesty's message expressed the monarch's appreciation for the premier's personal contribution in strengthening the close friendship and valuable cooperation between Brunei Darussalam and Japan.

The message also carried His Majesty's well wishes for the Prime Minister's continued success in his coming term and looked forward to further enhancing the bilateral relations and regional partnership between the two countries.

His Majesty's message ended with the monarch's kindest regards and very best wishes to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.