With the Chief Minister as head, the executive branch of the DUN (Sarawak’s State Legislative Assembly) plans, executes and administers all policies and projects.  The Chief Minister is assisted by a Cabinet of State Ministers and State government agencies. Sarawak currently has 13 State Government Ministries.  Each State Cabinet Minister, who may have more than one portfolio, assistant minister(s) and a Permanent Secretary who acts as a Ministry’s administrative head.