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Sultanate’s first female minister in Brunei’s new cabinet

/ 05:09 PM June 08, 2022
New Cabinet unveiled

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam announces the new Cabinet line-up. PHOTO: INFOFOTO via Borneo Bulletin/Asia News Network

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan of Brunei Darussalam announced the reshuffle, retaining and appointment of several new Cabinet ministers on Tuesday.

The monarch also announced the appointment of the Sultanate’s first female minister during a titah broadcast live on Radio Television Brunei (RTB).

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With the last Cabinet reshuffle dated January 30, 2018, His Majesty said, “I feel the time has come to change and appoint new Cabinet ministers and deputy ministers, and to retain some of them to strengthen the government machinery to enhance the effectiveness of each ministry.”

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