18 February 2019 – HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) today consented to visit the University campus at Jalan Tungku Link.
Upon arrival, His Majesty was greeted by the Acting Vice-Chancellor of UTB, Yang Mulia Awang Haji Ady Syarmin bin Haji Md Taib.
His Majesty first visited the Materials Testing Centre (MTC) and toured the Engineering Laboratories and workshops under the Faculty of Engineering where final year projects and practical experimentations were demonstrated.
His Majesty later visited the Eco-Marathon Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Lab where students from various faculties and schools together design, develop, and fabricate energy-efficient vehicle.
His Majesty also took a closer look at various students’ projects showcased at the School of Design (SDe) Complex. The students also presented a Pesambah to His Majesty.
His Majesty then proceeded to visit the Food Science and Technology laboratory located at the Pearl Building. His Majesty was attentive with the students’ experiments by interacting with them.
Towards the end of the visit, His Majesty consented to sign a commemorative royal parchment and a photograph session.