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7/12/2024 1:36 PM


PENANJONG GARRISON, Friday, 12 July 2024 – The Ministry of Defence held Ilal Hijrah 1446 Celebration and Khatam Al-Qur’an event in conjunction with Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) 63rd Anniversary celebration simultaneously at all RBAF Suraus including Pulau Baru-Baru Mosque, with the focal event at Surau Al-Hikmah, Training Institute RBAF (TI RBAF) in Penanjong Garrison.

  
7/11/2024 3:17 PM

The Ministry of Defence would like to notify to the public that the Royal Brunei Armed Forces will be conducting a security exercise on Friday, 12 July 2024 to Saturday, 13 July 2024.

  
7/11/2024 3:27 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 11 July 2024 – A total of 57 civilian officers and staff from the Ministry of Defence with the consent of 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 received Long Service Medal (Pingat Kerja Lama, P.K.L.)  in conjunction with His Majesty’s 77th birthday celebration for the Year 2023. The ceremony took place at the Ministry of Defence Tower Block in Bolkiah Garrison this afternoon.

 


  
7/10/2024 3:52 PM

BOLKIAH GARISSON, Wednesday, 10 July 2024 – The 19th Executive Development Programme (EDP) for Senior Government Officials on Public Policy and Management, organised by the Ministry of Defence, held its Opening Ceremony at the Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (SHHBIDSS), Bolkiah Garrison today.

  
7/10/2024 7:17 PM

The Ministry of Defence would like to notify the public that the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and the Royal Brunei Police Force will be conducting a joint exercise today,  Wednesday 10 July 2024.

  
7/9/2024 12:57 PM

ISTANA NURUL IMAN, Tuesday, 09 July 2024 – 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, today received in audience Yang Berhormat Dato' Seri Mohamed Khaled bin Nordin, Minister of Defence Malaysia. The Audience Ceremony took place at Istana Nurul Iman.

  
7/9/2024 12:42 PM

​BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 9 July 2024 – The Ministry of Defence today received an official visit from Yang Berhormat Dato' Seri Mohamed Khaled bin Nordin, Minister of Defence Malaysia, who is currently in Brunei Darussalam from 8 to 9 July 2024. 

  
7/7/2024 10:03 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Saturday, 6 July 2024 - The Ministry of Defence held a function for the new Islamic Year 1446 Hijrah at Surau Ad-Difa’, Bolkiah Garrison. Similar events were also held at all suraus in Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) garrisons, camps and bases including Pulau Baru-Baru Mosque. 

  
7/5/2024 10:45 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 5 July 2024 – A closing ceremony was held at the Defence Academy Royal Brunei Armed Forces (DA RBAF) for the Turkish Language Course conducted by the Brunei Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centre and jointly organised by the Ministry of Defence and the Embassy of the Republic of Türkiye in Brunei Darussalam today.

  
7/6/2024 10:04 PM

TANAH JAMBU, Friday, 5 July 2024 - By the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzadin Waddaulah Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar’ Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, 22362 Officer Cadet Dr Filzah Nadiah binti Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Hamid, a Professionally Qualified Officer (PQO) from Intake 23 was commissioned and promoted to the rank of Substantive Captain.

  
7/4/2024 7:23 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 4 July 2024 – The Ministry of Defence today received an introductory visit from Yang Berbahagia General Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Mohammad bin Ab. Rahman, Chief of the Defence Force (CDF) of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF), who is in Brunei Darussalam from July 3rd until 5th July, 2024.

  
7/4/2024 8:20 PM

RIMBA AIR FOCE BASE, Thursday, 4 July 2024 - The Ministry of Defence, via the Centre of Science and Technology Research and Development (CSTRAD), and Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) held a closure ceremony to mark the success of their first collaboration project under the Memorandum of Understanding concerning Collaboration in Research, Innovation and Technology.

  
7/3/2024 3:10 PM

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE, Wednesday, 3 July 2024 - Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd. Yussof, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Defence II, received a Farewell Call from His Excellency John Virgoe, the British High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam today. 

  
7/2/2024 3:14 PM

​TUESDAY, 02 July 2024 – The Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (SHHBIDSS) today conducted the presentation session of the best Policy Analysis Exercise (PAE) Papers for the 2023’s 18th Executive Development Programme (EDP), held at the Lecture Hall of the Institute.


  
7/4/2024 12:25 PM

LANGKAWI, KEDAH, Tuesday 02 July 202​4 – The Ministry of Defence Brunei Darussalam and the Ministry of Defence Malaysia conducted the 21st Joint Defence Working Committee (JDWC) meeting at Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.


  
7/1/2024 3:25 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Monday, 1 July 2024 – The National flag hoisting ceremony to mark the commencement of nationwide celebrations for the 78th birthday of 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 took place today at the vicinity of the Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex’s open area in the capital.

  
6/29/2024 11:07 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 28 June 2024 – The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) women military personnel today celebrated its 43rd anniversary since its establishment on 29 June 1981 with a Doa Kesyukuran Ceremony at Surau Ad-Difa', Bolkiah Garrison.

  
6/28/2024 11:31 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 28 June 2024 – A Doa Kesyukuran ceremony was held at Surau
Ad-Difa', Bolkiah Garrison this morning to welcome the return of four Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) officers who had been deployed as part of the Independent Decommissioning Body, Verification, Monitoring and Assistance Team (IDB VMAT) 5/2023 in Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines. The contingent, led by Commander Md Zouhdy bin Haji Abdul Razak, RBN, returned to Brunei Darussalam on 20 June 2024.

  
6/26/2024 4:21 PM

BOLKIAH GARISON, Wednesday, 26 June 2024 – The Ministry of Defence held a briefing on The Instilling of Integrity in Administration and Public Service at Dewan Wira Seni, Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) Band this morning.

  
6/24/2024 8:21 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Monday 24th June 2024 – The 11th ASEAN Chiefs of Military Medicine Conference (ACMMC) commenced today with an Opening Ceremony at Rizqun International Hotel, Gadong. Representatives from ASEAN nations and Timor-Leste are partaking in the three-day event from 24th to 26th June 2024. The conference concentrates on "Implications of Climate Change on Military Operational Readiness and the Role of Military Medicine," seeking to foster the sharing of insights and practices in military medicine to enhance ASEAN ties.

  
6/20/2024 10:47 PM

ISTANA NURUL IMAN, Thursday, 20 June 2024 – 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, today received in audience His Excellency General Songwit Noonpackdee, Chief of Defence Forces, Royal Thai Armed Forces. The Audience Ceremony took place at Istana Nurul Iman.



  
6/20/2024 11:04 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 20 June 2024 – The Ministry of Defence received an official visit from the Chief of the Defence Forces, Royal Thai Armed Forces (RTARF), His Excellency General Songwit Noonpackdee who is in Brunei Darusalam from 19 to 21 June 2024. 

  
6/22/2024 11:45 PM

MANILA, THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, 19 June 2024 – The 9th Joint Defence and Cooperation Working Committee (JDWC) meeting between Brunei Darussalam and the Republic of the Philippines was successfully concluded in Manila today. The meeting was co-chaired by Yang Mulia Brigadier General (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Alirupendi bin Haji Perudin, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence, Brunei Darussalam and Major General Angelito M De Leon (Retired) AFP, Undersecretary for Capability and Assessment Development, Department of National Defence of the Republic of the Philippines.

  
6/18/2024 4:02 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 18 June 2024 – The Ministry of Defence held the Ibadah Korban event today in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidil Adha for the year 1445 Hijrah at Surau Ad-Difa’, Bolkiah Garrison and suraus at all camps. The Ibadah Korban event was conducted to express gratitude to Allah Subhanahu wa Ta'ala increasing faith and piety, as well as giving the Ministry of Defence the opportunity to perform the Sunnah deeds and enliven the significant days of Islam. 

  
6/17/2024 1:45 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 17 June 2024 – The Ministry of Defence celebrated the annual Hari Raya Aidil Adha with Sunat Hari Raya Aidil Adha prayers this morning at Ad-Difa’ Surau, Bolkiah Garrison. Similar events were also held at all suraus in Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) garrisons, camps and bases including Pulau Baru-Baru mosque.

  
6/17/2024 5:55 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Sunday, 16 June 2024 – The Ministry of Defence this evening held the Malam Takbir event to mark the arrival of Hari Raya Aidil Adha or Hari Raya Haji for the year 1445 Hijrah / 2024 Masihi at Surau Ad-Difa’, Bolkiah Garrison. 

  
6/15/2024 2:59 PM

REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE, 11-13 June 2024 - Yang Mulia Brigadier General (Retired) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Alirupendi bin Haji Perudin, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence, Brunei Darussalam made an introductory visit to the Republic of Singapore from 11 to 13 June 2024.

  
6/13/2024 5:05 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Wednesday, 12 June 2024 – 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, has consented to award the State Honorary Medals to civilian and military officers of the Ministry of Defence in conjunction with His Majesty’s 77th birthday celebration.

  
6/10/2024 4:11 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday, 10 June 2024 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Defence II received a courtesy call from His Excellency Air Chief Marshal Punpakdee Pattanakul, Commander-in-Chief, Royal Thai Air Force today.

  
6/11/2024 11:33 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday 10 Jun 2024 – Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a courtesy call from His Excellency Air Chief Marshal Punpakdee Pattanakul, Commander-in-Chief, Royal Thai Air Force today. 

  
6/7/2024 10:52 AM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 7 June 2024 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Defence II received a courtesy call from Lieutenant Colonel Paul Michael Sanderson, Australian Defence Adviser to Brunei Darussalam today.

  
6/6/2024 4:09 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 6 June 2024 – A Doa Selamat ceremony for the departure of three personnel of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) as members of the 6th Independent Decommissioning Body Verification, Monitoring and Assistance Team (IDB VMAT 6/2024) in Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines, was held at Surau Ad-Difa', Bolkiah Garison this afternoon.


  
6/5/2024 4:09 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 5 June 2024 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Defence II received a courtesy call from His Excellency Major General (Retired) Farhat Abas, High Commissioner of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Brunei Darussalam, today. 

  
6/4/2024 3:59 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 4 June 2024 – Brunei Darussalam will deploy three officers from the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) as members of Independent Decommissioning Body Verification, Monitoring and Assistance Team 6/2024 (IDB VMAT 6/2024) to Mindanao, the Republic of the Philippines. The flag handing-over ceremony was held at Bolkiah Garrison this morning. 

  
6/3/2024 8:17 PM

REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE, Sunday, 2 June 2024 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Minister of Defence II led a delegation from the Ministry of Defence of Brunei Darussalam to the 21st Shangri-La Dialogue held at the Republic of Singapore from 31 May 2024 to 02 June 2024.

  
6/2/2024 8:19 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday, 2 June 2024 – Twenty-three babies were born on the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) 63rd Anniversary Celebration on 31 May 2024.  Twenty of them were born at the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital, two babies were born at Suri Seri Begawan (SSB) Hospital, Kuala Belait and one baby was born at Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC), Bandar Seri Begawan.



  
6/2/2024 12:01 AM

PENANJONG GARRISON, Saturday, 1 June 2024 - His Majesty Paduka Seri Baginda 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, today attended the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) 63rd Anniversary Celebration Grand Parade, which was held at Parade Square Training Institute RBAF (TI RBAF), Penanjong Garrison.​

  
5/30/2024 11:16 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Thursday, 30 May 2024 – A Doa Kesyukuran Ceremony to bless and commemorate the 63rd anniversary of The Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) establishment at all the Ministry of Defence and RBAF suraus including Pulau Baru-Baru Mosque with the focus of the event at Surau Ad-Difa', Bolkiah Garrison in the late afternoon today.

  
5/29/2024 12:11 AM

Hari Selasa, 19 Zulkaedah 1445H bersamaan 28 Mei 2024M - Dewan Kuliah, Institut Pengajian Pertahanan dan Strategik Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, Bolkiah Garison.



  
5/28/2024 9:35 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Tuesday, 28 May 2024 – Media conference for the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) 63rd Anniversary Celebration was held at the Lecture Theater, The Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (SHHBIDSS), Bolkiah Garrison symbolising the upcoming two (2) days RBAF 63rd Anniversary Celebration commencing on Saturday, 1st June 2024 until Sunday, 2nd June 2024.

  
5/23/2024 3:29 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Monday 20 May 2024 – Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Muhammad Haszaimi bin Bol Hassan, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received a courtesy call from Air Marshal Robert Chipman, Chief of Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) today. Also in attendance was His Excellency Luke Arnold, High Commissioner of Australia to Brunei Darussalam, Commander Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF), Acting Chief of Staff RBAF and Director of Intelligence, Ministry of Defence.

  
5/23/2024 10:53 PM

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE, Thursday, 23 May 2024 - Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Defence II received a working call from Brigadier General Frederick Choo, Deputy Secretary (Policy), Ministry of Defence, Republic of Singapore today. 

  
5/22/2024 7:20 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Wednesday, 22 May 2024 – A handover ceremony for the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) 63rd Anniversary posters was held at Wira Seni Concert Hall, RBAF Band Building, Bolkiah Garrison symbolising the upcoming celebration of the RBAF 63rd Anniversary on 1st June 2024.

  
5/21/2024 7:30 PM

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE, Tuesday, 21 May 2024 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Defence II received a courtesy call from Her Excellency Erma Said Mohamed Al Kathiry, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Sultanate of Oman to Brunei Darussalam, today. 

  
5/20/2024 7:58 PM

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE, Monday, 20 May 2024 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Defence II received a courtesy call from Air Marshal Robert Chipman, Chief of Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) today.


  
5/19/2024 4:18 PM

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sunday, 19 May 2024 – The Ministry of Defence participated in Riadah Amal held in conjunction with the 30th Civil Service Day organised by the Prime Minister’s Office at the Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien. 

  
5/17/2024 3:51 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 17 May 2024 – The Ministry of Defence held the Jiwa Murni Ceremony’, which is a ceremony for the presentation of donations for 55 intending Haj pilgrims of the Ministry of Defence for 1445 / 2024 which comprise 9 military in-service personnel and 30 retired military personnel, while 9 civil servants in service and 7 retirees, held at Surau Ad-Difa’, Bolkiah Garrison this morning. 

  
5/17/2024 5:56 PM

BOLKIAH GARRISON, Friday, 17 May 2024 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Defence II, received a farewell call from His Excellency Raja Dato’ Reza bin Raja Zaib Shah, High Commissioner of Malaysia to Brunei Darussalam, today. 

  
5/14/2024 3:25 PM

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE, Tuesday, 14 May 2024 – Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Defence II received a courtesy call from Her Excellency Sandra Jensen Landi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Denmark to Brunei Darussalam (resident in the Republic of Singapore) this morning.

  
5/14/2024 6:30 PM

BERAKAS, Tuesday, 14 May 2024 – The Ministry of Defence handed over a donation amounting of Seventy-Eight Thousand, Two Hundred and Three Ringgit (BND 78,203.00) to the Humanitarian Fund for Palestine in Gaza 2023 to the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS). 

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