National Front


Name: Barisan Nasional (Malay), National Front (English)

Year founded: 1973

Ideology: Malay Nationalist

Current leader & function: Najib Razak, the current prime minister

Number of seats in parliament:  140

Currently in government or in opposition: In government

Legal status: Legal political party

Link to official party

Observations: Barisan Nasional has dominated Malaysian politics ever since the independence of the country.