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His Majesty announces Cabinet reshuffle
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BREAKING: His Majesty announces Cabinet reshuffle
Quratul-Ain Bandial
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

Thursday, October 22, 2015
16:07:43

HIS Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam today announced the reshuffle and new appointments within the Council of Cabinet Ministers.

His Majesty, in his Titah broadcasted live on Radio Televisyen Brunei (RTB) this afternoon, officially announced the new appointments as follows:

Cabinet appointments:

1. Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Minister of Finance, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade - His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
2. Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office - His Royal Highness Prince (Dr) Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince
3. Minister of Home Affairs - Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Hj Awg Abu Bakar Hj Apong
4. Minister of Education - Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Hj Suyoi Hj Osman
5. Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance II – Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Hj Abd Rahman Hj Ibrahim
6. Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade II – Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Dewa Dato Seri Setia Lim Jock Seng
7. Minister of Energy and Industry at the Prime Minister’s Office – Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Rtd) Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Hj Mohammad Yasmin Hj Umar
8. Minister of Religious Affairs - Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Hj Awg Badaruddin Pengarah Dato Paduka Hj Awg Othman
9. Minister of Development - Dato Paduka Hj Bahrin Abdullah
10. Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism - Dato Paduka Hj Ali Hj Apong
11. Minister of Communications - Dato Paduka Hj Mustappa Hj Sirat
12. Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports - Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Hj Halbi Hj Mohd Yussof
13. Minister of Health - Dato Paduka Dr Hj Zulkarnain Hj Hanafi

Appointment of Deputy Ministers:

1. Deputy Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office - Dato Paduka Hj Hamdan Hj Abu Bakar
2. Deputy Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office - Dato Paduka Hj Mohd Roselan Hj Mohd Daud
3. Deputy Minister of Defence – First Admiral Dato Seri Pahlawan Abdul Aziz Hj Mohd Tamit
4. Deputy Minister of Finance - Dato Paduka Hj Hisham Hj Mohd Hanifah
5. Deputy Minister of Finance - Dato Paduka Dr Hj Mohd Amin Liew Abdullah
6. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Dato Paduka Hj Erywan Pehin Dato Pekerma Jaya Hj Mohd Yusof
7. Deputy Minister of Education – Pg Dato Paduka Hj Bahrom Pg Hj Bahar
8. Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs – Dato Paduka Hj Abd Mokti Hj Daud
9. Deputy Minister of Development – Dato Paduka Hj Suhaimi Hj Gapar

The new appointments are effective from Thursday, October 22, 2015, for a period of five years.

Courtesy of The Brunei Times
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