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Prime Minister and Sultan of Brunei sign five-year Brunei agreement

17th February 2015

Prime Minister David Cameron and HRH The Sultan of Brunei met at Chequers on Monday and signed a renewal of the Brunei agreement for a further five years.

This is a significant milestone for the BG which secures the future of the Brunei Resident Infantry Battalion (currently 1RGR) in the country for the foreseeable future. The Garrison in Brunei enables UK Defence to retain a permanent presence in South Asia whilst also providing an opportunity for British Forces to undertake challenging training in extreme environments.

As a consequence of its residency and regular training in the jungles of Brunei, the BRIB is the British Army’s de facto Close Country Tropical Environment specialists and is fully acclimatised.

You can read more at Telegraph Online, here.

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