Brunei Darussalam and the Russian Federation further strengthen the existing relations through exploring opportunities for cooperation in the religious field. The cooperation was among the matters given due attention by both parties during the courtesy call to Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, the Minister of Religious Affairs made by His Excellency Rushan Abbyasov, the First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia, the Russian Federation and delegation.
His Excellency is in the country on a 5-day visit starting yesterday. The courtesy call took place at the Ministry of Religious Affairs. During the courtesy call, the First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Muftis of Russia informed on the Islamic Tradition in Russia Exhibition which will be held at the Royal Wharf Gallery, Bandar Seri Begawan this Thursday. Both parties also shared experiences on matters of mutual interest. Also present was Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar, Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs.
Source: Radio Television Brunei