Universiti Brunei Darussalam, UBD, yesterday afternoon signed a Joint Cooperation Agreement with Zhejiang University, renewing a partnership between the two institutions. The joint cooperation agreement aims to provide a platform for academic and research collaborations between both universities including student and staff exchange, joint research activities and academic programmes.

Present to witness the signing was Dato Paduka Awang Haji Matsatejo bin Sokiaw, Deputy Minister of Energy and Industry. Signing on behalf of UBD was Dr. Hazwani bin Suhaimi, Acting Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Integrated Technologies, UBD. Meanwhile, signing for Zhejiang University was Professor Dr Zhang Lin, Vice Dean College of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Zhejiang University. Also present were Datin Doktor Dayang Hajah Anita Binurul Zahrina binti Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Wijaya Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Aziz, Vice Chancellor of UBD; Professor Wu Zhaohui, President of Zhejiang University and Mr. Qiu Jian Lin, Chairman of Hengyi Group. The agreement is hoped to benefit UBD in strengthening research culture as well as building local human capacities.

Source: Radio Television Brunei