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.
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.
As of 26 July 2021:
|President of Brazil||Jair Bolsonaro||PL|
|Vice President of Brazil||Hamilton Mourão||PRTB|
|Chief of Staff||Ciro Nogueira||PP|
|Secretary of Government||Flávia Arruda||PL|
|Secretary-General of the Presidency||Luiz Eduardo Ramos||–|
|Attorney General||Bruno Bianco||–|
|Comptroller General||Wagner de Campos Rosário||–|
|Institutional Security||Augusto Heleno||–|
|Agriculture, Livestock and Supply||Tereza Cristina||DEM|
|Defence||Walter Souza Braga Netto||–|
|Foreign Affairs||Carlos Alberto França||–|
|Infrastructure||Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas||–|
|Justice and Public Security||Anderson Torres||PSL|
|Labour and Social Security||Onyx Lorenzoni||DEM|
|Mines and Energy||Bento Costa Lima||–|
|Regional Development||Rogério Marinho||PL|
|Science, Technology and Innovation||Marcos Pontes||PSL|
|Women, Family and Human Rights||Damares Alves||–|
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