PH AMBASSADOR MAKES FAREWELL AUDIENCE WITH HRH PRINCE MOHAMED BOLKIAH, CALLS ON SECOND MINISTER OF FINANCE

Philippine Ambassador Meynardo LB. Montealegre (left) during his farewell audience with His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah at the Balai Penghadapan, Bukit Kayangan on May 10, 2018. Ambassador Montealegre conveyed his sincere appreciation to His Royal Highness for receiving him in audience, and for the support and warm hospitality accorded to him by the Government and people of Brunei Darussalam since his arrival in the country in April 2015. His Royal Highness likewise expressed his appreciation to the Ambassador for the latter’s contribution in fostering the warm and excellent ties between the Philippines and Brunei.

 

Ambassador Meynardo LB. Montealegre (right) pays a farewell call on Second Minister of Finance Dato Seri Paduka Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah at the Minister of Finance (MOF) on May 10, 2018. Ambassador Montealegre provided the Minister with updates on the proposed Agreement on the Avoidance of Double Taxation between the Philippines and Brunei Darussalam. The Minister welcomed the updates from the Ambassador and conveyed that the main thrusts for Brunei’s government spending this year include employment generation and human capacity development, while practicing cost-efficient spending and employing innovative solutions.