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  Minister (government) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A minister or a secretary is a politician who holds significant public office in a national or regional government.
Senior ministers are members of the cabinet, usually led by a prime minister or president.
In presidential systems of government such as the United States and Mexico, ministers are appointed by the President, not drawn from the legislature.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Political_minister   (264 words)

 Government of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The affairs of Government are decided by a Cabinet of Ministers, which is led by a Prime Minister.
The Cabinet and the Prime Minister are responsible for their actions to the Parliament of Sweden.
The Minister in charge is furthermore prohibited from interfering with the day-to-day operation and the outcome in individual cases.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Government_of_Sweden   (669 words)

 Government of the Republic of Slovenia
Diagram of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia
In January 2005, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia and the Bank of Slovenia adopted a "Masterplan for the Euro Changeover" that lays down all essential procedures associated with the introduction of the euro.
At its session on 3 November 2005, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the blueprint for structural reforms.
www.vlada.si /index.php?lng=eng   (415 words)

On 29 May, the Government at its sitting approved draft agreements between the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Polish oil company Polski Koncern Naftowy (PKN) Orlen on the sale of 30.66 per cent of AB Mažeikių Nafta share stake owned by the Government.
The Government has decided to submit to the President a proposal for the dismissal of Mr Petras Vaitiekūnas from the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Lithuania to the Republic of Belarus.
www.lrv.lt /main_en.php   (280 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Israeli government minister pushes compromise ahead of crucial vote on Gaza
JERUSALEM – Israeli government ministers on Saturday raced to bridge the gap between Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and opponents of his Gaza withdrawal plan, hoping to reach a compromise before a crucial Cabinet vote.
The minister at the center of those efforts said she was optimistic a deal would be reached.
Immigration Minister Tzipi Livni, who has been at the center of mediation efforts within the Likud, said Saturday that she remained optimistic that a compromise could be found.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20040605-0729-israel-palestinians.html   (633 words)

 The council of Ministers
Senior Minister and Minister of the Council of Ministers and Chairman of the Cambodian National Tourism Authority in the Opening Ceremony of the International Conference on Tourism Development Royal University of Phnom Penh, Campus II January 9, 2004
Minister, Minister of Economy and Finance On the Occasion of the Loan Signing Between the RGC and the ADB For the Primary Road Restoration Project Under the Presidency of Samdech HUN SEN, The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia Phnom Penh, 04 November 1999 (11-11-99)
The Royal Government of Cambodia is convinced that while the democracy of Cambodia is being in its infancy, the Cambodians urgently need the encouragement and the support especially from the United States of America in carrying out democratically their obligations to ensure the sustainability of the state affairs, peace, and political stability.
www.camnet.com.kh /ocm/government.htm   (6189 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Paul Martin
She is now Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and a third-term MP for Edmonton West.
Minister of national defence, secretary of state (international financial institutions) and parliamentary secretary to the minister of finance.
She was appointed Labour minister and minister responsible for the Liberal's campaign against the Quebec referendum.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/martin_paul/cabinet2004.html   (3467 words)

 Afghanland.com Afghanistan Interim Government
HAMID KARZAI: The prime minister, 44, is a Pashtun leader whose Popolzai tribe is one of the largest in southern Kandahar.
YOUNUS QANOONI: The interior minister is an intellectual, 44, from the Panjshir Valley's town of Rokha.
MOHAMMED FAHIM: The defense minister, 44, is an ethnic Tajik from the northern Panjshir Valley and a member of the northern alliance.
afghanland.com /history/interim.html   (544 words)

 VHeadline.com - MARNR Minister: Venezuelan government is willing to ratify the Kyoto Protocol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Minister Osorio ratified the National Executive's willingness to adhere to this international treaty, whose main goal is to see that for the year 2008-2012, developed nations have decreased their greenhouse gas emissions to 5% below those registered in 1990.
The minister explained that this new department would devise public policies in the short, medium and long term to be implemented in order to reduce gas emissions.
In addition, the Venezuelan Minister of the Environment congratulated the Russian government for also having ratified the Kyoto Protocol, which could mean a possibility for the treaty to become active in the next year.
www.vheadline.com /readnews.asp?id=23358   (1322 words)

 The Prime Minister's Office
Speech by Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen at Berkeley University on June 12, 2006.
Admission for the media at the meeting held by the Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs on Friday 3rd 2006 February with Heads of Diplomatic Missions accredited to Denmark.
The Prime Minister’s Office is housed in one of the wings of Christiansborg Palace, the house of the Danish Parliament - built in the years...
www.stm.dk /Index/mainstart.asp?o=2&n=3&s=2   (606 words)

 The Government of the Republic of Montenegro
Prime Minister of the Republic of Montenegro today received a farewell visit from President of the Republican Referendum Committee Ambassador Fratisek Lipka, who was engaged throughout Montenegro’s referendum process as a representative of the European Union...
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Montenegro Miodrag Vlahovic met with the Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia in Serbia and Montenegro H.E. Mr.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Miodrag Vlahovic held talks with Charles Goerens, the representative of the Committee for Monitoring of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Podgorica.
www.gom.cg.yu /eng   (2771 words)

 Department of Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Prime Minister Sali Berisha met on Wednesday the Commander of the NATO Mission in Tirana, Mr.
Berisha presented the EC reporters with the job done by the government in the war against corruption and organized crime, the preparations for the electoral reform and the willingness of the political force he represents,
This is the official web-site of the Albanian Council of Ministers.
www.keshilliministrave.al /english   (455 words)

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A Likud government should continue leading the country in the future, Sharon said, and added that party members must not take any steps that could endanger the government.
The prime minister noted that 25 percent of government ministries’ director-generals are women, and added that female Knesset members of all factions do a fine job.
The prime minister chose to resort to one of his trademark humorous remarks and said he did not hear the question because “there are so many women (here) one gets confused.”
www.ynetnews.com /articles/0,7340,L-3056762,00.html   (332 words)

 Government of Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Today, Prime Minister Calin Popescu – Tariceanu has presented to the Romanian community of Madrid different projects which the Romanian Government wants to implement in order to support and solve the problems of this community, and also to maintain its relations with the country.
Today, Prime Minister Calin Popescu – Tariceanu has laid a wreath of flowers and he observed a moment of silence at the monument dedicated to the victims of the terrorist attack of March 11th 2004, of Spain.
Prime Minister has underlined the necessity for all the companies of this agricultural sector to observe the bio security measures in order to prevent the infection of poultry with the bird flu virus.
www.gov.ro /engleza   (2490 words)

 Sioux City Journal: Portugal's prime minister announces government is quitting
The school year was delayed by weeks because the Education Ministry was late assigning teachers to schools; the Finance Minister Antonio Bagao Felix publicly disagreed with Santana Lopes over tax cuts; and the government locked horns with the media for allegedly trying to muzzle its critics at newspapers and TV networks.
Despite their blunders, the government was in the process of setting in motion a raft of bold reforms to turn the nation around economically.
Now, though government ministers are expected to keep working until the election, they will manage only the day-to-day running of the country and may not carry out pay rises and tax cuts foreseen in their 2005 state budget, approved by Parliament last week.
www.siouxcityjournal.com /articles/2004/12/12/news/latest_news/f763c3bcd4f53afe86256f680015eaa2.txt   (885 words)

 Home - Department for Communities and Local Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) was created on 5 May 2006 with a powerful remit to promote community cohesion and equality, as well as responsibility for housing, urban regeneration, planning and local government.
Government launches compulsory energy rating for homes to help cut carbon emissions
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Ruth Kelly today highlighted the progress made in preventing and tackling homelessness, 40 years on from the broadcast of the landmark TV programme 'Cathy Come Home’.
www.odpm.gov.uk   (244 words)

 ZWNEWS.com - linking the world to Zimbabwe
Harare - A government minister this week seized one of the country’s largest citrus fruit estates near Chegutu town after forcing out the white owner as senior government and security officials step up a fresh round of farm seizures.
Deputy Information Minister Bright Matonga grabbed the prime Lions Vlei farm near Chegutu, about 60km south-west of Harare throwing out hundreds of farm workers and putting in jeopardy a Z$7 billion fruit export project that was being implemented at the farm with help from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ).
The deputy minister, who is said to have seized the farm with help from the police, was not available for comment on the matter last night.
www.zwnews.com /issuefull.cfm?ArticleID=13064   (485 words)

 CBC News: Harper sworn in as 22nd prime minister
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration - Monte Solberg.
Minister of Labour and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec - Jean-Pierre Blackburn.
The local government in the heart of Alberta's oilsands region wants some curbs on future development until the demands on the community's infrastructure are eased.
www.cbc.ca /story/canada/national/2006/02/06/harper-ottawa060206.html   (1588 words)

 Home page - French Prime minister - French Government Portal
With cases of avian influenza already recorded in Turkey and Romania, the Government has put in place a prevention plan to combat the spread of the avian influenza virus.
The plan is intended to prevent the spread of the virus to France, to protect the population and to provide information on the measures adopted and on the risks associated with the virus.
On 10 May 2006, the French Prime Minister and President took part in the ceremony for the first day of commemoration in memory of slavery and its abolition.
www.premier-ministre.gouv.fr /en   (186 words)

 israelinsider: Briefs: Germany angered over Hamas government minister's visit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Chancellor Angela Merkel is angered by the visit to Germany by a minister in the Hamas-run Palestinian government, who entered the country on a visa issued by another European nation, a spokesman said Wednesday.
The minister, who has already left Germany, "is an unwelcome person for the government," Steg said.
He said the minister had entered the country on a visa issued by another European nation that participates in the EU's open-border scheme, and that the German Foreign Ministry had made clear to that country that it "disapproves" of its actions.
web.israelinsider.com /Articles/Briefs/8492.htm   (356 words)

 10 Downing Street website - Home
Tony Blair spoke of the "courage and resolution" of the Jewish people at a ceremony to mark the 350th anniversary of their resettlement in England.
Tony Blair has underlined his preference for a negotiated settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, as he met Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
Tony Blair said the public sector should "take a lead" on tackling climate change as he announced a series of new targets.
www.number-10.gov.uk   (282 words)

 Have faith in government - Minister asks members - Fiji Government Online
The Assistant Minister for Women, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation Losena Salabula has strongly urged members of Parliament to seriously consider the comments made by His Excellency the President Ratu Josefa Iloilo's speech on Government's urgent need for the nation to move forward.
Ms Salabula highlighted that there was also an urgent need for leaders and members of the community to have faith in the leadership of the Government.
The Assistant Minister indicated that the Reconciliation Bill needed to be read in its totality and be fully understood since Government has and is working tirelessly towards the prosperity of the nation.
www.fiji.gov.fj /publish/page_5143.shtml   (351 words)

 Embassy of France in the US - Institutions
The President of the Republic appoints the Prime Minister and, on the latter's recommendation, appoints the other members of the Government (article 8 of the Constitution).
He presides over the Council of Ministers, promulgates Acts of Parliament and is Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.
The Prime Minister directs the operation of the government and ensures the implementation of legislation (article 21).
www.info-france-usa.org /atoz/governmt.asp   (491 words)

 Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago - Welcome
Statement by The Honourable Patrick Manning Prime Minister of The Republic of Trinidad And Tobago to The House of Representatives
Prime Minister Patrick Manning meeting with representatives of the St. Ann's Cascade Hololo Community: Ms.
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller of Jamaica on her visit to Trinidad and Tobago.
www.opm.gov.tt   (235 words)

 Ukraine parliament sacks prime minister's government | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In a decision that Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko called "incomprehensible, illogical, and wrong," the Ukrainian parliament voted to sack the prime minister and his cabinet Tuesday, in response to the government's handling of last week's gas crisis with Russia.
Yekhanurov as prime minister in September 2005, said that the parliament lacked the authority to pass the measure, reports the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, as the parliament's power to dismiss the prime minister has not yet been constitutionalized.
Under Ukraine's 1996 constitution, the president appoints the prime minister with the consent of parliament and the prime minister proposes a list of cabinet ministers.
www.csmonitor.com /2006/0111/dailyUpdate.html   (1064 words)

 Official website of Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet
The 14th Meeting of the Intellectual Property Policy Headquarters was held at the Prime Minister's Official Residence.
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi held a meeting with H.E. Mr.
Festus Gontebanye Mogae, the President of the Republic of Botswana, at the Prime Minister's Official Residence.
www.kantei.go.jp /foreign/index-e.html   (312 words)

 NPR : Analysis : Prime Minister Sharon's Government Survives Two "No Confidence" Votes As He Tries To Construct A New ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Now, as NPR's Peter Kenyon reports, the prime minister is rejecting calls for early elections as he tries to persuade his biggest rival, former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to join the government.
He told his colleagues in the Israeli parliament that the military policies he enforced until recently may be justifiable on security grounds, but are leading nowhere politically.
RAANAN GISSIN (Sharon Spokesman): And regardless of the composition of this government, there'll be no change in the commitment of the government to peace and the commitment that the government has made to the Bush administration and to the United States.
www.npr.org /programs/atc/transcripts/2002/nov/021104.kenyon.html   (876 words)

 Government minister joins Christians in calling for Guantanamo closure - news from ekklesia
A cabinet minister has joined Christians and other human rights campaigners in calling for the closure of the US prison camp at the Guantanamo Bay naval base in Cuba.
The report, which was ordered by the UN Commission on Human Rights, called on the US Government to refrain from any practice “amounting to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment” at Guantanamo.
When asked if this was government policy he said: “That’s what I think.” Asked if the Prime Minister agreed, he replied: “I think so, yes.
www.ekklesia.co.uk /content/news_syndication/article_060217guantanamo.shtml   (703 words)

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