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Bangladesh, Brunei ink an agreement, 3 MoUs

Update : 16 Oct 2022, 20:10

Bangladesh and Brunei Darussalam on Sunday signed four instruments on cooperation in the areas of energy, aviation, manpower recruitment and recognition of certificates for two countries' seafarers to take their bilateral relations to a new height.

Of the instruments, one is agreement and three are memorandum of understandings (MoUs).

The documents were signed after the fruitful bilateral talks between the delegations of Bangladesh and Brunei Darussalam at the Prime Minister’s Office in Dhaka.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina led the Bangladesh delegation at the talks, while Brunei Darussalam delegation was led by visiting Brunei Darussalam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah.

The lone agreement is related to the air services while the memorandum of understandings (MoUs) are on employment and recruitment of Bangladeshi workers, cooperation in the supply of LNG and other petroleum products, and recognition of certificate issued under the provision of the International Convention on Standards of training, certification and watch-keeping for seafarers.

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Brunei Darussalam Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah witnessed the signing ceremony.

Bangladesh State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali and Brunei Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy Dr Amin Abdullah signed the agreement on air services.

Besides, Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmad and Minister of Home Affairs Ahmaddin Bin Haji Abdur Rahman put pen on the MoU on Employment and Recruitment of Bangladeshi Workers.

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid and Brunei Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy Dr Amin Abdullah signed the MoU in the field of cooperation in the supply of LNG and other petroleum products.

On the other hand, State Minister for Shipping Khaled Mahmud Chowdhury and Brunei Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy Dr Amin Abdullah inked the MoU on the recognition of certificate issued under the provision of the International Convention on Standards of training, certification and watch-keeping for seafarers.

 
 
 

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