KUALA LUMPUR: His Royal Highness The Duke of York Prince Andrew was at the Petrosains, KLCC for an engagement with the mainstays of the science and research community of the Newton-Ungku Omar Fund on Monday.
HRH was involved in a brief meeting with key Petronas and Petrosains personnel, where he was briefed on the two Malaysian science heavyweights on their contributions to the Science, Technology, Energy, and Mathematics (STEM) limb.
After a showcase tour put up by Newton-Ungku Omar funding partners, The Duke presented prizes to proud winners of the Dengue Tech Challenge 2016, an initiative between the UK and Malaysia to commercialise technological solutions to the pressing dengue issues.
The Petrosains visit is part of Prince Andrew’s five-day programme in Malaysia. The prince also led a tribute to the fallen heroes of the two world wars at the Tugu Negara Cenotaph on Sunday.