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COMMANDER OF ROYAL BRUNEI NAVY CONVENES VIRTUALLY WITH FLAG OFFICER, PHILIPPINE NAVY

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MUARA, Tuesday, 06 October 2020 - The Commander of Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Othman bin Haji Suhaili @ Suhaily convened with Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo, Flag Officer in Command, Philippine Navy during a video teleconference meeting. 

During the meeting, both sides shares measures and initiatives taken to combat the spread of COVID-19 pandemic by their respective navies. They then went on to discuss future bilateral engagement, interactions, exercises and exchange visit that were put to a halt due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

The Commander of Royal Brunei Navy also took the opportunity to personally congratulate Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo for being appointed as the 38th Chief of Navy of the Philippine's on 3 February 2020 as well as being promoted to rank of Vice Admiral on 22 April 2020.