Cabinet of Brazil

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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-one Ministries and four others Offices with the status of Ministry (those four Offices being the Chief of Staff, Secretary of Government, Institutional Security Cabinet, and Central Bank).


Ministers assist the President in the exercise of the executive power. Each minister is responsible for the general administration of a government portfolio, and heads a corresponding government ministry. Ministers prepare standards, monitor and evaluate federal programs, 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. The most important minister is the Chief of Staff, while other high-profile ministers include Finance, Justice and Citizenship, Foreign Affairs and Defense.

Current Cabinet

These are the current ministers, on the government of President Michel Temer:[1][2]

Cabinet of Brazil
Office Name Political party
President of Brazil Michel Temer PMDB
Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha PMDB
Secretary of Government Geddel Vieira Lima PMDB
Institutional Security Cabinet Sérgio Etchegoyen -
Central Bank Ilan Goldfajn -
Agriculture, Livestock and Supply Blairo Maggi PP
Cities Bruno Araújo PSDB
Culture Roberto Freire PPS
Defence Raul Jungmann PPS
Development, Industry and Foreign Trade Marcos Pereira PRB
Education Mendonça Filho DEM
Environment Sarney Filho PV
Finance Henrique Meirelles PSD
Foreign Relations José Serra PSDB
Health Ricardo Barros PP
Justice and Citizenship Alexandre de Moraes PSDB
Labor and Social Welfare Ronaldo Nogueira PTB
Mines and Energy Fernando Coelho Filho PSB
National Integration Helder Barbalho PMDB
Planning, Budget and Management Dyogo Oliveira (interim) -
Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications Gilberto Kassab PSD
Social and Agrarian Development Osmar Terra PMDB
Sports Leonardo Picciani PMDB
Tourism Marx Beltrão PMDB
Transparency, Supervision and Control Torquato Jardim -
Transportation, Ports and Civil Aviation Maurício Quintella Lessa PR

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