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Subject: NEWS - Myanmar, Brunei Sign M.O.U. on Cooperation in Information

Myanmar, Brunei Sign M.O.U. on Cooperation in Information


               YANGON (May 16) XINHUA - Myanmar and Brunei
               Darussalam Saturday signed here a memorandum of
               understanding (MOU) on bilateral cooperation in
               radio and TV between the two countries, according to the
               official paper The New Light of Myanmar Sunday. 

               The MOU was signed by Myanmar Deputy Minister for
               Information Brigadier General Aung Thein and Special
               Adviser to the King of Brunei Darussalam and Minister of
               Home Affairs Pehin Dato Haji Isa Ibrahim. 

               Since Myanmar was admitted to the Association of
               Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in July 1997,
               Myanmar-Brunei bilateral ties have been strengthened
               through exchange of visits by the two countries' top

               In April last year, Senior General Than Shwe, chairman of
               the Myanmar State Peace and Development Council, visited
               Brunei and one month later Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah
               came to Yangon for a state visit, during which the two
               countries agreed to set up a joint commission for
               cooperation and to mutually grant exemption of visas to
               other's citizens holding diplomatic and official