The Centre was officiated by His Majesty Sultan Hj Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and Chancellor of UBD in his Titah at the 25th UBD Convocation Ceremony held on 12 September 2013. In his Titah, His Majesty highlighted the crucial roles the Centre will play with regard to the direct involvement with national issues, relevant research as well as in gaining international recognition for the university.

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