21 November / 2018

On the state reception

On 21 November 2018 the Embassy of Russia in Brunei Darussalam held a state reception in the Songket Ballroom of the Rizqun International Hotel, Bandar Seri Begawan.

Representing the Government of Brunei Darussalam at the Reception was the Guest of Honour – Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Jaafar, Minister of Health.

Representatives of Bruneian ministries and agencies, armed forces and business circles, heads of diplomatic missions, prominent figures of science and culture and the media attended the event.

In his speech Ambassador of the Russian Federation Mr. Vladlen Semivolos gave an overview of the current state and prospects for the development of bilateral relations between Russia and Brunei.

The film “The beauty of the mosques of Russia” was shown at the reception. The guests enjoyed traditional Russian pastries and cakes, such as blini (pancakes), pirozhkis with mushrooms and cabbage, Moscow buns with cinnamon, “khvorost” and apple puffs. The highlight of the evening was the performance by the Song and Dance ensemble of the Russian Pacific Fleet.