His Majesty to be conferred Malaysian Honorary Doctorate

HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam is scheduled to be conferred the Honorary Doctorate of Laws (Hon LLD) by Universiti Sains Malaysia tomorrow (November 5, 2014).

In a joint statement issued in conjunction with the 18th Annual Leaders’ Consultation held in Putrajaya, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dato Laila Utama Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak congratulated His Majesty on the upcoming conferment in recognition of His Majesty’s contribution in the fields of law and education. “The award will encourage further collaborative efforts between the higher education institutions of both countries, especially in leadership, training, technical and vocational education and research visits,” the statement said. - Borneo Bulletin (4 November 2014)