Ministry of Communications (Brazil)

The Ministry of Communications is a cabinet-level federal ministry in Brazil.

Ministry of Communications
Ministry overview
Formed15 March 1985
10 June 2020 (restored)
DissolvedMay 2016 (first dissolution)
HeadquartersBrasília, Distrito Federal
Annual budgetR$ 11,1 billion (including investment budget of R$ 2,1 billion) (2015)[1]
Minister responsible
Websiteww.gov.br/mcom

On May 2016, then president Michel Temer dissolved the Ministry, which became part of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication, Portuguese: Ministério da Ciência, Tecnolgia, Inovação e Comunicações, abbreviated MCTIC).[2] Before the Ministry's dissolution in 2016, the last Minister of Communications was André Figueiredo.

On 10 June 2020, president Jair Bolsonaro restored the Ministry, making Fábio Faria the Minister of Communications.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Comissão Mista de Planos, Orçamentos Públicos e Fiscalização (2014). "Projeto de Lei Orçamentária para 2015" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Senado Federal. p. 20. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  2. ^ Matoso, Filipe; Calgaro, Fernanda; Martello, Alexandro (2016-05-12). "Michel Temer dá posse a 24 novos ministros do governo" [Michel Temer hands office positions to 24 new ministers]. G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  3. ^ "Facing criticism, Brazil's Bolsonaro restores Ministry of Communications". Reuters. 2020-06-11. Retrieved 2020-06-11.