6 MoUs likely to be signed during PM’s Brunei trip

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. File photo

Bangladesh government is likely to sign six Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Brunei during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s three-day visit to its capital Darussalam from April 21 to 23.

The MoUs are:

-Assistance in using science and technology in agriculture

-Liaison in the field of arts and culture

-Cooperation in sports and youth related activities

-Cooperation in the field of fisheries

-Assistance in the field of livestock

-Cooperation in the field of fuel and energy

Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen disclosed this at a press briefing at his ministry today.

AKM Abdul Momen briefs media on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to Brunei at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today. Photo: Rezaul Karim Lotus

Crown Prince of Brunei Darussalam Al-Muhtadee Billah will receive the Bangladesh PM at the airport.

On the same day, the PM will attend a community reception to be hosted by expatriate Bangladeshis in Brunei at the Empire Hotel and Country Club where she will be staying during her visit.

On Monday, she will have a general audience with Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and Royal family members at the Istana Nurul Iman, the official residence of the Sultan.

She will lay the foundation stone of the new Chancery Building of the Bangladesh High Commission at Jalan Kebangsaan in Bandar Seri Begawan on Tuesday morning.