Ambassador Gong Jianwei, Executive Director of CICA Secretariat paid a bilateral visit to Brunei Darussalam on 1 March 2018. During his visit, Ambassador Gong Jianwei held a meeting with Ambassador Mahdi Maidin of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam during his visit.
Ambassador Gong briefed Ambassador Maidin about entire gamut of the CICA process including structure of CICA, progress made by CICA in 25 years since its initiation and its future directions, implementation of confidence building measures among the CICA Member States, forthcoming CICA events and cooperation with other regional and international organisations. Ambassador Gong also informed him about membership and observer status of ASEAN countries in CICA and efforts of CICA to develop relations with other ASEAN countries as well as with ASEAN Secretariat.
Ambassador Maidin expressed his gratitude for detailed briefing about CICA process and mentioned that Brunei would consider joining CICA family as full member or as an observer.