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YANG BERHORMAT DATO SERI SETIA AWANG HAJI MUSTAPPA BIN HAJI SIRAT
MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS
Dato Seri Setia Haji Mustappa bin Haji Sirat was born on 4th
October 1957. He began his career as an Education Teacher at Berakas
High School. He later joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in November
1982. Throughout his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he has
held a number of appointments, which included as the Director General
of ASEAN-Brunei, and the Director of the Policy Planning Department,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Dato Seri Setia Haji Mustappa has also held several diplomatic appointments. His first overseas assignment was as 2nd
Secretary at the Brunei Darussalam High Commission in London in
September 1985. His consecutive overseas diplomatic appointments also
took him to Paris and Geneva.
His Majesty The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
consented to appoint him as Brunei Darussalam High Commissioner to the
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, where he served from 18th March 2003 until 04th November 2004.
October 2004, Dato Seri Setia Haji Mustappa was appointed as Deputy
Permanent Secretary II (Policy and Development) at the Ministry of
Defence. He was later promoted as the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of
Defence on 3rd June 2005.
Dato Seri Setia Haji Mustappa was transferred to the Prime Minister's Office on 12th
October 2007. He was later posted back to the Ministry of Defence as
the Permanent Secretary I, which took effect from 25 December 2008.
On 29 May 2010, Dato Seri Setia Haji Mustappa was appointed as Deputy Minister of Defence.
22 October 2015, His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei
Darussalam has consented to appoint Dato Seri Setia Haji Mustappa as the
Minister of Communications.
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