Brunei–Oman relations

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Brunei–Oman relations
Map indicating locations of Brunei and Oman

Brunei

Oman

Brunei–Oman relations refers to bilateral foreign relations between Brunei and Oman. Brunei has an embassy in Muscat, and Oman has an embassy in Bandar Seri Begawan.[1]

History[edit]

Relations have been established since 24 March 1984 with both countries former protectorates of European powers, such as the British for Brunei and the Portuguese for Oman, and both are now governed by an Islamic absolute monarchy.[1][2][3]

Economic relations[edit]

Several memorandum of understanding has been signed between the two countries such as agreement between the Universiti Brunei Darussalam with the Sultan Qaboos University in education sector and the establishment of Omani-Brunei Investment Company.[3] There is also a co-operation in telecommunications between Telekom Brunei and Bahwan CyberTek with a joint-venture between the two companies.[4] In 1996, Bruneian exports to Oman amounted to B$1,043,698 while Omani exports to Brunei worth around B$4,798.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brunei-Oman Relations". Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Brunei). Archived from the original on 24 February 2014. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "BRUNEI AND OMAN: STRENGTHENING BILATERAL RELATIONS". Asia Economic Institute. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Oxford Business Group (2009). The Report: Brunei Darussalam 2009. Oxford Business Group. pp. 36–. ISBN 978-1-907065-09-5. 
  4. ^ "BAHWAN CYBERTEK FORMS JV WITH TELEKOM BRUNEI". Muscat Daily. 9 October 2011. Retrieved 22 February 2014.