Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna, Ambassador-at-Large at
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on behalf of the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam recently attended the State Funeral of the late former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe in Nippon Budokan, Tokyo.
Her Royal Highness attended the Greeting Occasion with His Excellency Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister of Japan; His Excellency Hirokazu Matsuno, Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan; His Excellency Yoshimasa Hayashi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan; and Madam Akie Abe, spouse of the late former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The Greeting Occasion was held at Akasaka Palace.
During the meeting, Her Royal Highness conveyed condolences on behalf of the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam to His Excellency Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister of Japan and Madam Akie Abe on the passing of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on 8 July 2022.
His Excellency Fumio Kishida expressed the Govemment of Japan’s appreciation to Her Royal Highness for attending the State Funeral of the late Prime Minister.
Brunei Darussalam and Japan established diplomatic relations in 1984. Both countries enjoy warm friendship and close bilateral relations, and have continued to work closely in various areas of mutual benefit, including trade, energy, education and connectivity.
Accompanying Her Royal Highness was Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Lela Cheteria Sahibun Najabah Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul Aziz Pengiran Jaya Negara Pengiran Haji Abu Bakar.
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