His Excellency Dato’ Raja Reza Raja Zaib Shah, High Commissioner of Malaysia to Negara Brunei Darussalam, on 25 November 2021 made a courtesy call on The Honourable Dato Seri Paduka Steven Chong, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Brunei Darussalam.
Both discussed among others the challenges faced by the Judiciary of both countries during the Covid-19 pandemic. H.E. Dato’ Raja Reza stated that the priority of the Malaysian Judiciary is to ensure continued access to justice to all members of the public while at the same time ensuring the safety of the public and the court staff. His Excellency underlined the importance of synergy between the various stakeholders of the justice system and the inevitable rise in the role of technology in access to justice.
The Honourable Chief Justice expressed the hope to attend physically the 7th Joint Judicial Conference between Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore to be hosted by Malaysia next year.