PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will undertake an official visit to Bandar Seri Begawan from 4th till 5th April 2021 in conjunction with the 23rd Malaysia-Brunei Darussalam Annual Leaders’ Consultation.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in its statement said, the official visit is to honour the invitation extended by His Majesty Paduka Seri Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah to the Prime Minister.
“This is the first Prime Minister’s meeting with the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam under the Annual Leaders’ Consultation framework.
“During the visit Prime Minister of Malaysia will hold a meeting with His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and followed by an official luncheon hosted by His Majesty the Sultan,” said the statement.
The Annual Leaders’ Consultation is the highest platform for discussion on a wide range of bilateral, regional and global issues of common interest to both countries.
Both leaders will take the opportunity of this important annual meeting to take stock of the progress of the on-going special relations, cooperation and further enhance the post COVID-19 cooperation that will benefit the peoples of both countries.
The statement added, the meeting would include discussions on the establishment of the Reciprocal Green Lane Arrangement (RGL), initiating cooperation on vaccine diplomacy between both countries and promotion of closer economic cooperation.
“A Joint Statement will be issued after the meeting. During the Consultation, both leaders will be witnessing the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Natural Disaster Management as well as the formalisation of the Unitisation Agreement between PETRONAS and Brunei’s National Unitisation Secretariat (BNUS) in the oil and gas sector.
“The 22nd Annual Leaders’ Consultation was held in Putrajaya on 5 March 2019,” said the statement.
According to the Ministry’s statement, the Prime Minister will be accompanied by his wife, Puan Sri Noorainee Abdul Rahman and a small delegation comprising the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein and senior government officials. –Malaysia World News