The relationship between Russia and Brunei Darussalam has significantly grown and qualitatively expanded, among them in the field of defence and security, economy and education. His Excellency Vladlen Stannislavovich Semivolos, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Brunei Darussalam stated the matter at the reception in conjunction with the National Day of the Russian Federation. The ceremony was held on the night of 21st November at the Rizqun International Hotel, Gadong.

Representing His Majesty's Government at the reception was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Md Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health. The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the country, in his speech among other things highlighted the significant cooperation between the Russian Federation and Brunei Darussalam which covers various aspects such as defence, investment, trade, education and economy.

On Russia's policy in Asia Pacific, His Excellency said it aims to create a balance in politics and stability in military as a foundation for economic prosperity in the region.

Source: Radio Television Brunei