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Cabinet of Brunei

Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Minister of Finance, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, The Crown Prince Senior Minister at the Prime […]

Sultan announces Cabinet reshuffle

The Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, has carried out a reshuffle of his Cabinet. The last reshuffle took place in 2010. Analysts say that the Sultan has removed […]

IMF 2015 Article IV Consultation with Brunei

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Brunei Darussalam Press Release No. 15/259 June 4, 2015 The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2015 […]

Medium term outlook for growth is favourable

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has noted that the economy of Brunei is highly dependent on oil and gas production in an Article IV consultation with the government. “Real GDP […]

Political Parties in Brunei

The Legislative Council of Brunei is appointed by the by the Sultan of Brunei and as such there are no formal political parties. However, there are four parties which can […]


Sultan and Prime Minister Sir Hassanal Bolkiah is Head of State. The Sultan appoints a Legislative Council with 33 members and 3 ex-officio members (increased from 29 members in June […]

Parliamentary 1962

District elections were held on 30 and 31 August 1962 and all seats were won by the Brunei People’s Party (BPP). As the constitution decreed that 16 of the Legislative […]