HomeMMBIZ NewsBrunei’s Sultan to Visit Myanmar to Boost Ties

Brunei’s Sultan to Visit Myanmar to Boost Ties

Brunei’s Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah will pay a state visit to Myanmar in a bid to boost bilateral ties between the two countries, an official announcement said without specifying the date of his visit.

The sultan’s upcoming Myanmar visit comes after President U Thein Sein visited Brunei in December 2012.

The small island nation of Brunei is the 7th largest trade partner of Myanmar among ASEAN nations, and mostly trade gems, jade and jewellery with Myanmar.

In July 2007, Brunei exempted tariff on over 204 items of products imported from Myanmar under the ASEAN Integration System of Preference program in a bid to boost the country’s textile production.

Myanmar and Brunei established diplomatic ties between the two countries in 1993.  

- Advertisment -spot_img

Must Read

rice myanmar paddy bag sale

Siri Lanka to import 20,000 metric tons of rice from Myanmar

Sri Lanka will import 20,000 metric tons of rice from Myanmar at the rate of $460 per ton through its state-run trading firm. Moreover,...
spot_img