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NEWS - Myanmar, Brunei Sign M.O.U.
- Subject: NEWS - Myanmar, Brunei Sign M.O.U.
- From: Rangoonp@xxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 17 May 1999 22:50:00
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