Regional & Multilateral
THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN
Diplomatic relations between Brunei Darussalam and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan were established on 9 February 1984. Brunei Darussalam established its High Commission in Islamabad in 1992, while Pakistan set up its High Commission in Bandar Seri Begawan in 1985.
There have been a number of exchanges of visits between both sides. His Majesty the Sultan made two State Visits to Pakistan (1992 and 2004). From Pakistan there have been visits from President General Mohamed Zia Ul-Haq (1984), Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto (1996), Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (1999), President Pervez Musharraf (2000) and Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz (2005).
Both countries established a Joint Consultation for Bilateral Cooperation on 5 March 1996 aimed at consolidating and developing economic, commercial, education, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation between the two countries. Since then, two Joint Consultation Meetings (JCM) have been held in Islamabad (October 2000) and Bandar Seri Begawan (March 2006).
A number of cooperative agreements are in place such as:
Brunei Darussalam and Pakistan have agreed on a 14 – day visa waiver for diplomatic and official passport holders.
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