Brunei–Qatar relations

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Brunei–Qatar relations
Map indicating locations of Brunei and Qatar

Brunei

Qatar

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

History[edit]

Relations between the two countries has been established since 2 October 1991.[1] Brunei opened its embassy in Qatar in 2001 while Qatar opened its embassy in Brunei in 2008.[1]

Economic relations[edit]

Two memorandum of understanding such as cultural and education co-operation including two agreements on avoidance of double taxation and commercial and technical co-operation between both countries government has been signed to further strengthen ties between the two countries.[2][3] There is also a co-operation in sport between the two countries.[4] Currently, there are a small number of Bruneian expatriates in Qatar who are mainly engineers and technicians working with Qatargas and Qatar Petroleum.[5]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Brunei-Qatar Relations". Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Brunei). Archived from the original on 27 February 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Diyana Ibrahim (18 January 2012). "Brunei, Qatar usher in new era of friendship". The Brunei Times. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  3. ^ Public Relations Unit (12 November 2012). "Minister of Education makes couresty call to Qatar's Minister of Education & Higher Education". Ministry of Education (Brunei). Archived from the original on 15 October 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  4. ^ James Kon (7 January 2014). "Towards Brunei-Qatar sports co-operation". Borneo Bulletin. Archived from the original on 23 February 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  5. ^ Lani Rose R Dizon. "Brunei embassy celebrates 28th national day". Qatar Tribune. Archived from the original on 6 March 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2014.