BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN 29 March 2022 – Philippine Ambassador-designate Marian Jocelyn R. Tirol-Ignacio paid a courtesy call on Deputy Permanent Secretary for Politics Hajah Mardiana Hj Omar of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the International Convention Center, Bandar Seri Begawan.
During the call, Ambassador Tirol-Ignacio highlighted the strong and friendly relations between the Philippines and Brunei Darussalam. She noted the tremendous goodwill between them as well as the close cooperation forged in the areas of defense, education, trade and investment, labor, health and culture.
Both sides agreed to work closely and facilitate the conclusion of agreements that are under negotiation.
The two officials also exchanged views on how both the Philippines and Brunei Darussalam can better enhance bilateral ties by exploring other potential areas of cooperation such as on climate change and maritime cooperation. END