Sultan of Brunei announces that his country’s cooperation with Malaysia can promote world peace
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, today expressed confidence in Malaysia’s contribution to the promotion of international peace and security as a United Nations Security Council non-permanent member.
In a joint statement issued in conjunction with the 18th annual leaders’ consultation between Malaysia and Brunei here, he congratulated Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak for Malaysia’s success in winning the UNSC seat for the 2015-2016 term.
Najib, meanwhile, expressed his appreciation for the invaluable support given to Malaysia by Brunei.
Sultan Hassanal also expressed his best wishes and full support for Najib in conjunction with Malaysia assuming the chairmanship of Asean next year.
The two leaders reaffirmed the importance of Asean and its centrality, and looked forward to the historic establishment of the Asean Community in 2015 under the Malaysian chairmanship, said the statement.
Meanwhile, the two countries expressed satisfaction with the progress of the implementation of the Exchange of Letters signed in 2009 to pave the way for strategic bilateral partnership.
However, both leaders urged their officials to intensify efforts to conclude the outstanding elements as well as other issues deliberated by both sides.
The joint statement said they also reaffirmed their commitment to maritime cooperation and reiterated the importance of strengthening cooperation in the agriculture, information, technology, communication and taxation sectors.For more news and stories, join us on Facebook,Twitter , or contact us through our Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com