Bangladesh, Brunei strike seven deals
Dhaka and Bandar Seri Begawan yesterday signed seven instruments to step up cooperation in the fields of agriculture, fisheries, livestock, culture, sports and LNG supply.
The deals were signed after an official bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah at the latter’s official residence here.
The ministers concerned of the two countries inked the six MoUs and an exchange of note in presence of the PM and the Sultan, Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque told reporters.
Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque and Brunei’s Primary Resources and Tourism Minister Ali bin Apong signed the MoU on scientific and technical cooperation in the field of agriculture.
State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru and Brunei Minister Ali bin Apong signed two deals on cooperation in the fields of fisheries and livestock.
State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid and Brunei’s Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Aminuddin Ihsan inked the MoU on cultural and arts cooperation.
State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russel and Brunei Minister Aminuddin Ihsan signed the deal on cooperation in the field of youth and sports, while State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid and Brunei’s Energy, Manpower and Industry Minister Mat Suny inked the MoU on cooperation in LNG supply.