Who: 3 bilateral MoUs
Where: Brunei capital Bandar Seri Begawan
What: Signed between India & Brunei
When: 2 February 2016
India and Brunei on 2 February 2016 signed 3 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) to deepen bilateral cooperation. The MoUs were signed in Brunei capital Bandar Seri Begawan during the Vice President Hamid Ansari’s 3-day visit to the country.
Details related to 3 MoUs
• MoU in health cooperation: The objective of this MOU is to establish cooperation in the field of health by means of pooling technical, scientific, financial and human resources and to upgrade the health care, medical education, research between the two countries.
• MoU on Defence cooperation: The purpose of this MOU is to enhance Defence cooperation between India and Brunei in various fields. Cooperation in defence already exists in the form of naval ship visits, training of senior military officers in Staff colleges and exchange of experience.
• MOU on cooperation in youth and sports affairs: It seeks to provide a framework for exchanges of sports persons and sports teams; to facilitate the exchange of expertise in coaching, sports talent identification, sports management and administration and exchange of information in the field of youth affairs.
Apart from signing of the MoUs, the Vice President’s tour included his meeting with the Sultan of Brunei Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah and a visit to the sultan omar ali saifuddin mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan.