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Country Overview

Brunei Administration
Brunei Darussalam is an independent sovereign Sultanate governed on the basis of a written constitution. His Majesty, Sultan Haji Hassa-nal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the 29th monarch in succession to the throne, is the Prime Minister as well as the Defence and Finance Minister and Head of Religion of Brunei Darussalam.As Sultan, His Majesty is advised and assisted by 5 constitutional bodies, namely, the Council of Succession, the Privy Council,the Council of Cabinet Ministers, Religious Council and the State Legislative Council. The StateLegislative Council which was reconvened in Septemb-er 2004, consists of Cabinet Ministers, local dignitaries, people who achieved distinctions in business, religion and society as well as distri-ct representatives.

Government Ministries
Prime Minister’s Office
Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Ministry of Education
Ministry of Religious Affairs
Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources
Ministry of Communications
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Home Affairs
Ministry of Development
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports

Economy
Oil and gas sector has been the major contributor to Brunei Darussalam's economy since its discovery in 1929. Brunei is the thirdlargest oil producer in Southeast Asia, averaging about 180,000 barrels per day (29,000 m3/d), and the ninth-largest producer of liquefied natural gas in the world.Brunei is also ranked as having one of the highest rates of macroeconomic stability in the world and the highest in Asia.

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