SINGAPORE: Singapore and Brunei are working together to enhance resilience in an uncertain climate, Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Thursday (25 August).
Brunei’s King Hassanal Bolkiah completed a state visit to Singapore on Thursday. His visit “was an excellent opportunity for both countries to further develop traditional pillars of cooperation, including defense and finance,” MFA said.
During the Sultan’s visit, the two countries discussed ways to expand bilateral cooperation in the areas of resilience of food and medical supplies, energy and green economy.
Agencies in Singapore and Brunei signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) during the visit. According to the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), the two countries have agreed to deepen cooperation in the areas of energy, green economy and resilience of food and medical supplies.
Singapore’s Minister of Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong said, “The signing of two MOUs to strengthen bilateral cooperation in energy, green economy and resilience of food and medical supplies will make both countries more sustainable and resilient. It shows a mutual interest in guiding us towards a certain future.” .
“Singapore will continue to partner with Brunei, with whom we share a special friendship, and will explore areas of cooperation that will better prepare us for the future.”