Cambodian PM Plans To Visit Brunei

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Phnom Penh, September 06, 2023 --

Cambodian Prime Minister, Samdech Moha Borvor Thipadei Hun Manet, will pay an official visit to Brunei Darussalam in the near future.

The planned visit will be made at the invitation of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’issaddin Waddaulah, King and Prime Minister of Brunei Darussalam, during their bilateral meeting this morning in Jakarta, Indonesia, on the sidelines of 43rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits.

Anyway, the schedule as well as other details of the visit have not yet been determined.

In the meeting, both leaders discussed future direction of Cambodia-Brunei cooperation, focusing particularly on the areas of defence, security, education and human resource training, agriculture, and people-to-people exchange.

They agreed to increase both countries’ cooperation on preventing cross-border crime, linking private sector through the Chambers of Commerce, and supporting the implementation of bilateral dialogue mechanism between their foreign ministers.

In the same morning, the Cambodian Premier also held talks with Prof. Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of World Economic Forum (WEF), during which he praised the WEF for showcasing the achievements and potential of Cambodia on the international stage.

Samdech Thipadei Hun Manet welcomed the WEF’s intention to enhance its cooperation with ASEAN, including Cambodia, and laid stress on the consistency and coherence between the WEF’s agenda and the Pentagonal Strategy-Phase I of the Royal Government of Cambodia, especially on private sector development and digital economic and social development.