Ministry of Transport and Communications (Finland)

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Ministry of Transport and Communications
Finnish: liikenne- ja viestintäministeriö
Swedish: kommunikationsministeriet
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Ministry overview
Jurisdiction Republic of Finland
HeadquartersEteläesplanadi 16, Helsinki
Employees180
Annual budget€3.363 billion (2018)
Minister responsible
Ministry executive
  • Harri Pursiainen
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The Ministry of Transport and Communications (LVM, Finnish : liikenne- ja viestintäministeriö, Swedish : kommunikationsministeriet) is one of the twelve ministries which comprise the Finnish Government. [1] LVM oversees Finland's transportation network and the country's communication services. [2]

LVM's budget for 2018 is 3,362,555,000. [3] The ministry employs 180 people.[ citation needed ]

Agencies within the ministry's administrative reach include the Finnish Transport Agency, Trafi, FICORA, and the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI). The ministry is in charge of several state-owned companies; the most notable of these is Finland's national public broadcasting company, Yle. [4]

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