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Brunei Darussalam’s Ambassador Visits ASEAN Centre in MGIMO

Brunei Darussalam’s Ambassador Visits ASEAN Centre in MGIMO


On December 21, the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Brunei Darussalam to the Russian Federation H.E. Pengiran Husaini Alauddin paid a visit to the ASEAN Centre. The Director of the ASEAN Centre Dr. Ekaterina Koldunova and the Centre’s Expert Dr. Valeria Vershinina welcomed the guest.

During the meeting Dr. Ekaterina Koldunova told about the background of the ASEAN Centre, its mission and highlighted the key areas of its activities. One of the most successful recent joint projects undertaken by the Centre and the Brunei Darussalam Embassy was the “Brunei Day” at MGIMO University dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Russia-Brunei diplomatic relations. The recent ASEAN Centre’s publications were presented to Brunei diplomats as well as the working plans for 2023.

The Ambassador highly appreciated the ASEAN Centre’s work and expressed his hope to continue cooperation. At the end of the meeting the Ambassador passed to the ASEAN Centre’s library an album “ASEAN Diversity” that was specially prepared on the occasion of Brunei’s chairmanship in ASEAN in 2021.