Employment issue among locals who registered with JobCentre were also among the issues that were raised during the Legislative Council, which was raised by Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Mohamed Bin Pengiran Haji Osman@Othman.

According to Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Md Hussein, Minister of Energy, Manpower and Industry, as of the 9th of this month, 24 thousand 938 locals have registered in the Jobcentre system, in which 9 thousand and 40 of them are unemployed, and 15 thousand 398 are employed but still looking for other jobs. At the end of 2018, 24 thousand 433 jobseekers registered with Jobcentre, in which 9 thousand 540 of them are unemployed. So far, only 5 thousand 258 locals have obtained jobs.

Source: Radio Television Brunei