BRUNEI Darussalam and Singapore have taken their civil aviation cooperation to new heights following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which was signed yesterday. Both countries will cooperate in the areas of civil aviation safety, security and training, aircraft accident and incident investigation, air traffic management, civil aviation and environmental protection and sustainable development, and other civil aviation-related matters.
The MoU on Civil Aviation Cooperation was signed by Pehin Orang Kaya Hamzah Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdullah bin Begawan Mudim Dato Paduka Haji Bakar, Minister of Communications of Brunei Darussalam, and Lui Tuck Yew, Minister for
Transport of Singapore, on the sidelines of the 20th Asean Transport Ministers’ (ATM) Meeting in Mandalay, Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
The MoU underscores the friendly relations and desire for greater collaboration between the transport ministries and civil aviation authorities of Brunei Darussalam and Singapore.
Pehin Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdullah said, “The signing of this cooperative MoU will further enhance and strengthen the mutually beneficial cooperation in civil aviation, including regulatory and operational areas of both countries. We also hope our aviation industry can benefit from this collaboration.”
Lui Tuck Yew said, “I am very pleased Brunei and Singapore are taking our cooperation in civil aviation to a higher level with the signing of this MoU.
“Through greater cooperation, our two countries will be able to jointly address common challenges and harness the opportunities in the aviation arena and build on our many common aviation interests.”