Dr. Mohd Khairul Zarifi at the 2023 China-ASEAN University Presidents Forum and Education Exhibition

Dr. Hazri bin Haji Kifle, Vice Chancellor of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), recently represented the university at the prestigious 2023 China-ASEAN and the Belt and Road Nations University Presidents Forum and Education Exhibition. The event took place from August 28th to 30th, 2023, in Guiyang, China. Accompanying the Vice Chancellor was Dr. Mohd Khairul Zarifi bin Haji Masri, Deputy Director of Global Relations 2 at UBD.

This forum and exhibition were integral parts of the 2023 China-ASEAN Education Cooperation Week (CAECW), an event that has been a cornerstone for fostering educational partnerships for the past 15 years. CAECW has become a crucial platform for education cooperation and cultural exchanges between China and ASEAN countries. The week-long event focuses on promoting international exchanges and cooperation, particularly between Chinese and ASEAN universities, with the aim of nurturing international talents essential for national and regional economic and social development.

Dr. Hazri and Dr. Mohd Khairul Zarifi’s participation in this forum signifies UBD’s active role in international academic collaborations and its commitment to enhancing educational ties with institutions across the ASEAN region and China. Their presence at this high-profile event highlights the university’s dedication to being at the forefront of international education and contributing to the global dialogue on higher education trends and collaborations.