Cabinet of Brazil

The Cabinet of Brazil (Portuguese: Gabinete Ministerial do Brasil) is composed of the Ministers of State and senior advisors of the executive branch of the federal government of Brazil. Cabinet officers are appointed and dismissed by the President. There are currently twenty-three Ministries, including six Ministry-level offices: the Chief of Staff, Secretary of Government, General-Secretary of the Presidency, Institutional Security, Attorney General, and President of the Central Bank.

ResponsibilitiesEdit

Ministers assist the President in the exercise of executive power. Each minister is responsible for the general administration of a government portfolio, and heads the corresponding government ministry. Ministers prepare standards, monitor and evaluate federal programs, and formulate and implement policies for the sectors they represent. They are also responsible for establishing strategies, policies and priorities in the application of public resources. Generally, the minister considered to be the highest-ranking is the Chief of Staff, while other high-profile ministers include Finance, Justice, Foreign Affairs and Defense.

Current cabinetEdit

As of 15 September 2020:[1][2]

  
Cabinet of Brazil
Office Name Political party
President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro ALIANÇA
Vice President of Brazil Hamilton Mourão PRTB
Chief of Staff Walter Souza Braga Netto
Secretary of Government Luiz Eduardo Ramos
Secretary-General of the Presidency Jorge de Oliveira Francisco
Attorney General José Levi do Amaral
Comptroller General Wagner de Campos Rosário
Institutional Security Augusto Heleno
President of the Central Bank Roberto Campos Neto
Agriculture, Livestock and Supply Tereza Cristina DEM
Citizenship Onyx Lorenzoni DEM
Communications Fábio Faria PSD
Defence Fernando Azevedo e Silva
Economy Paulo Guedes
Education Milton Ribeiro
Environment Ricardo Salles
Foreign Affairs Ernesto Araújo
Health Eduardo Pazuello
Infrastructure Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas
Justice and Public Security André Luiz de Almeida Mendonça
Mines and Energy Bento Costa Lima
Regional Development Rogério Marinho PSDB
Science, Technology and Innovation Marcos Pontes PSL
Tourism Marcelo Álvaro Antônio PSL
Women, Family and Human Rights Damares Alves

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