His Majesty holds bilateral meetings with Chinese Premier, NPC Committee Chairman

HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, yesterday morning held a bilateral meeting with Zhang Dejiang, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of the People’s Republic of China.

The meeting was held at the Reception Hall, Great Hall of the People, Beijing.
Accompanying His Majesty was His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen.

His Majesty was greeted on arrival at the Reception Hall by the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the NPC.

His Majesty and Zhang Dejiang discussed bilateral relations, in particular strengthening people-to-people exchanges such as through more parliamentarian engagement.

Both sides also discussed ways to enhance bilateral economic cooperation, and emphasised the importance of increasing connectivity between Brunei Darussalam and China.

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen with Zhang Dejiang, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of the People’s Republic of China, during the meeting. – PHOTOS: INFOFOTO
His Majesty with Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China

In the afternoon, His Majesty also held a bilateral meeting with Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China which was held at the West Hall, the Great Hall of the People, Beijing.

Accompanying His Majesty was His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen.

His Majesty was greeted on arrival by the Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China.

During the meeting, His Majesty and Li Keqiang discussed Brunei-China economic ties, including cooperation in the areas of energy, infrastructure and development, agriculture, fisheries, finance, and connectivity.

His Majesty and Li Keqiang also discussed Asean-China dialogue relations, where both sides looked forward to celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Asean-China Strategic Partnership in 2018.