Wawasan Brunei 2035
In 2004, His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam consented to the formation of a Council for Long-Term Development Planning tasked to shape a future vision of Brunei Darussalam and present a detailed account of technical, financial and strategic requirements needed for it to be realised. Consulting the public, the Council for Long-Term Development Planning identified Brunei’s collective aspirations as to maintain the political stability in Brunei Darussalam; to preserve social, cultural, spiritual and historic values; to help people meet the practical challenges of the modern world successfully and to give families and communities confidence in the future. These recommendations were published in 2007 embedding the vision for the future which can fulfil the people's long-term hopes and expectations.
His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam consented to this long term vision, which is known as the Wawasan Brunei 2035. This vision aspires that by 2035, Brunei Darussalam develops into a nation which will be widely recognised for the accomplishment of its educated and highly skilled people measured by the highest international standards; quality of life that is among the Top 10 nations in the world and a dynamic and sustainable economy with income per capita within the Top 10 countries in the world.
In 2014, His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam highlighted the importance of monitoring the nation's progress in achieving the Wawasan Brunei 2035 and thus decreed for the formation of the Supreme Council for the Wawasan known as Majlis Tertinggi Wawasan Brunei 2035. The main role of the council is to provide intensive and systematic support towards implementing initiatives by government agencies to realise the outcomes of the Wawasan Brunei 2035.
His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam also consented to the appointment of Champions of Strategies or Peneraju Strategi for thirteen (13) strategies under the Wawasan Brunei 2035. Strategy champions are responsible for identifying strategies to achieve National Outcomes in the Framework for Wawasan Brunei 2035; prepare and implement action plans which will contribute achieve the relevant strategies and ensure the implementation of programs and projects of high impact at the national level. Each Champion report their progress in a timely manner against National Key Performance Indicators to the Supreme Council.
The thirteen (13) strategies that have been identified to ensure all aspects of development are implemented accordingly and effectively are: (i) education, (ii) economy, (iii) security, (iv) institutional development, (v) local business development, (vi) infrastructure development, (vii) social security, (viii) environment, (ix) health, (x) religion, (xi) land use, (xii) infrastructure and info-communication technology, and (xiii) manpower planning.