Brexit will not impact UK relations with Brunei

Brexit will not have a direct impact on Brunei’s long standing relationship with the United Kingdom (UK), but will open more opportunities for both nations to independently negotiate trade agreements, and not be tied to European Union (EU) restrictions, British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam, Richard Lindsay said. “To mark the beginning of a new chapter, the UK will forge a new direction outside EU and able to negotiate trading relations around the world, including Brunei as an independent and sovereign country,” he told journalists on the eve of Britain’s formal withdrawal from the EU (Brexit) after 47 years.  More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin