The Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, in conformity with the interests and desire of the two peoples, have decided to establish diplomatic relations between the two countries at the ambassadorial level as of the date of signing of this Joint Communiqué.
The two Governments have agreed to develop the friendly relations and cooperation between the two countries on the basis of the Five Principles of Peaceful coexistence and the principles enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations.
Prince Mohamed Bolkiah(Signed) Brunei Darussalam
Qian Qichen(Signed) Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China of
New York, 30th September 1991