DPM Teo, Brunei Crown Prince at exhibition launch

Brunei's Crown Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah (left) and Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean as well as Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, at the launch of the exhibition on the two countries' relations yesterday.
Brunei's Crown Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah (left) and Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean as well as Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, at the launch of the exhibition on the two countries' relations yesterday.PHOTO: MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN • Brunei's Crown Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah and Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean yesterday witnessed the launch of the Brunei leg of a co-curated exhibition on relations between the two countries.

The Abode Of Peace And The Lion City: A Brunei-Singapore Exhibition showcases historical and contemporary perspectives of the bilateral ties, said Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). The exhibition will run till end-April next year.

DPM Teo and his delegation of younger Singapore leaders are in Brunei for the 5th Young Leaders' Programme, said MFA. The programme is part of an annual exchange to deepen ties between younger leaders from both countries. DPM Teo had an audience with Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah yesterday and he congratulated the Sultan on his Golden Jubilee last month. They discussed regional issues and reaffirmed their commitment to bilateral relations.

DPM Teo was hosted at lunch by the Crown Prince and they reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening ties among the younger leaders.

DPM Teo' s visit ends today.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 05, 2017, with the headline 'DPM Teo, Brunei Crown Prince at exhibition launch'. Print Edition | Subscribe