Vivian Balakrishnan to begin regional introductory visits starting with Brunei

SINGAPORE - The new Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan will begin his introductory visits to the region starting with Brunei from Oct 25 to 26.

During his two-day trip, Dr Balakrishnan will meet with Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and Crown Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, who is also Brunei's Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office.

Dr Balakrishnan, who will be accompanied by MFA officials, will also meet other Bruneian Ministers and officials such as Princess Hajah Masna, and Minister in the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Pehin Lim Jock Seng, MFA said in a statement Sunday.