BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Aug 19 — The continual efforts and ahead pondering of the Malaysian and Brunei governments are the important thing elements behind the success of bilateral relations between the 2 international locations.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah mentioned bilateral relations between Malaysia and Brunei have existed for lots of of years and are actually increasing into numerous fields.
His Majesty mentioned the annual consultative method between the leaders of two international locations was a powerful manifestation of cooperation to make sure the sustainability of bilateral relations between Malaysia and Brunei.
“This method has been a pillar of cooperation between the 2 international locations in discussing numerous points to succeed in a call that can profit each Malaysians and the individuals of Brunei Darussalam.
“By way of this method, the financial relationship between Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam is strengthened,” he mentioned on the Royal Banquet held on the Dewan Santapan Utama, Nurul Iman Palace right here tonight.
The arrival of Sultan Abdullah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah on the banquet was welcomed by the Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and his consort Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha.
Sultan Abdullah and Tunku Azizah arrived in Bandar Seri Begawan on Sunday for a three-day state go to to additional strengthen the royal ties between the 2 international locations which have been in existence for the previous 35 years.
The go to to Brunei additionally marks the primary state go to by their Majesties after Sultan Abdullah was put in because the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong on July 30.
Their Majesties’ go to additionally commemorates the historic go to of Sultan Abdullah’s father, the late Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Ahmad Shah, who was then the seventh Yang di-Pertuan Agong, who undertook his first state go to to Brunei on April 21, 1984, after the nation achieved its independence.
Sultan Abdullah mentioned Brunei was Malaysia’s most energetic buying and selling companion amongst Asean member international locations.
Sultan Abdullah additionally mentioned that cooperation in defence and safety continued to be an essential component within the two international locations’ relationship, and Malaysia drastically appreciated the location of Brunei’s safety forces within the United Nations mission in Lebanon in addition to within the worldwide monitoring workforce within the southern of the Philippines.
By way of the event of the ummah, Malaysia and Brunei’s efforts to assist the destiny of Muslims are seen as a shared duty.
“All of those are the widespread values shared by Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. They not directly mirror the understanding of each international locations in coping with world points, particularly relating to the well-being of the nation,” Sultan Abdullah mentioned.
Based mostly on their Majesties’ three-day state go to to Brunei, Sultan Abdullah expressed his satisfaction within the fast improvement within the nation and it was the results of the Sultan of Brunei’s success in creating the nation particularly for the well-being of the individuals.
Earlier, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah mentioned Malaysia was one in every of Brunei’s largest buying and selling companions that might proceed to contribute to the financial development of each international locations.
“By way of this shut relationship, we now have loved a steady community of cooperation in numerous fields, together with commerce, defence, safety and schooling for mutual advantages,” mentioned Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. — Bernama