Singapore signs civil aviation cooperation MOU with Brunei

SINGAPORE - A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Civil Aviation Co-operation has been signed by Singapore's Transport Ministry and Brunei's Communications Ministry.

The MOU, signed on the sidelines of the 20th ASEAN Transport Ministers' (ATM) Meeting held yesterday, underscores the friendly relations and desire for greater collaboration between the transport ministries and civil aviation authorities of Brunei and Singapore.

It aims to pave the way for both sides to deepen co-operation in the civil aviation sphere, said the Transport Ministry in a statement.

Under the MOU, Brunei and Singapore will co-operate 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.

Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew said: "I am very pleased Brunei and Singapore are taking our co-operation in civil aviation to a higher level with the signing of this MOU. Through greater co-operation, 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."