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Director of Logistics

Colonel Haji Abdul Mutalip bin Bujang is the current Director of Logistics a position effectively held on 14th October 2022.  He was enlisted into the Royal Brunei Armed Forces in August 1999 and graduated from the Officer Cadet Course (OCS) at Singapore Armed Forces Training Institute (SAFTI) in 2002.

Throughout his career, Colonel Haji Abdul Mutalip held several appointments which include; the Infantry Platoon Commander at Second Battalion, Royal Brunei Land Force in 2002; The Quartermaster at Support Battalion Royal Brunei Land Force from 2003 to 2005; Quartermaster and the Staff Officer Grade 2 Logistic at the Training Institute, Royal Brunei Armed Forces from 2005 to 2009; Staff Officer Grade 2 Logistic at the Royal Brunei Land Force Headquarter from 2009 to 2015; Deputy Commanding Officer of Logistic Depot, Royal Brunei Land Force from 2015 to 2016, Assistance Chief of Staff Logistic at the Royal Brunei Land Force Headquarter from 2017 to 2019 and Commandant of Combat Service Support, Royal Brunei Land Force from 2020 to 2022.

Throughout his military service, Colonel Haji Abdul Mutalip has attended courses in the lines of logistics management course both local and overseas. These include The International Logistic Officers' Course, School of Logistics, the United Kingdom in 2002; Logistic Officer Intermediate RAAOC Course, Australia in 2003; Coalition Logistics Planning Course, Australia in 2009; Advanced Logistics Officers' Course/ Advanced Manpower Operations Course, Singapore in 2013.  He attended both the Junior Staff Couse in 2006 and Command & Staff Couse in 2014 in Negara Brunei Darussalam. The last course attended was the Executive Development Program, Negara Brunei Darussalam in 2018. 

Colonel Haji Abdul Mutalip served the International Monitoring Team (IMT) in Mindanao, the Republic of the Philippines as a team member from 2010 to 2011 and led the Negara Brunei Darussalam IMT contingent from 2019 to 2020. In recognition of his missions in Mindanao Philippines, he was awarded the Bronze Cross Medal and Military Medal by the Chief of Staff Armed Forces of the Philippines.   He returned to Royal Brunei Armed Forces as the Commandant Service Support, RBLF from 4th December 2020 to 13th October 2022.​

In recognition throughout his 20 years' service in the RBAF and with the consent of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, Colonel Haji Abdul Mutalip has been conferred with Excellent Service Medal (PIKB), Meritorious Service Medal (PJK) and The Most Honorable Order of Setia Negara Brunei 4th Class (PSB).

Colonel Haji Abdul Mutalip is happily married to Hajah Harisah Adlina bte Haji Sharbini and blessed with three daughters and a son. He enjoys golf and running.



Directorate of Logistics was established in November 1986. The Directorate is made up of a number of departments responsible for the full range of logistic activity:- supply, equipment support, housing and transport and movement.

The Directorate is responsible for formulating policy and Regulations such as Engineering, Materiel and Housing. In addition the Departments are involved in the day to day management of their respective systems covering topics such as management of UET, provision of Transport and Movements support, the provision and allocation of Housing, overseeing the Force wide repair process, as well as responsibility for the purchasing of SOP 20 items. As the managers of DEFLIS the Directorate is introducing a world class integrated logistic system which will provide a Force wide system giving us the capability to link unit QMs and LADs direct to Logistic Depots and Workshops. The purchasing of stores will become automated right from QMs and Stores Sections through to Logistic Depots and DFP. The approvals process for items such as SOP 20 equipment will also become automated.

Ensuring the effective operation of the Supply Chain through the accurate use of DEFLIS and Regulations is a major task, with a heavy involvement in unit FFRs and regular meetings with Service SO2 G4s. In the future this role is set to expand with the creation of a dedicated audit team with responsibility for ensuring that all logistic processes are fully understood and complied with.

The Directorate is also the focus for International Logistics. It is responsible for negotiating bilateral support arrangements such Memorandums of Understanding (MOU).

An Excellent Logistics Support provider for the Royal Brunei Armed Forces


To Provide a Sustainable Logistics Support and Management of the Supply Chain through the development of Public-Private Partnerships

  • Formulate and produce logistics policy and regulations, as well as monitor the management of equipment and parts
  • Coordinate logistics activity
  • Provide advice and guidance on logistics matters
  • Ensure unit compliance with logistics policy and regulations
  • Engage and establish logistics cooperation with other internal and external agencies