Brunei Darussalam - Science and technology



Advanced science and technology have been imported in connection with development of the oil industry. Foreign technology expertise is employed in communications and other infrastructural programs. The Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources conducts agricultural research. The University of Brunei Darussalam, founded in 1985, has a faculty of science. The Technological Institute of Brunei, located in Bandar Seri Begawan, and the Jefri Bolkaih College of Engineering in Kuala Belair, offer engineering courses. Brunei hosted the sixth ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Science and Technology week in Bandar Seri Begawan in September 2001.

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