Ministry of Mines and Energy (Brazil)
The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) is a Brazilian government ministry established in 1960. It fosters investments in mining and energy-related activities, funds research and sets out government policies. Previously, mines and energy were the responsibility of the Ministry of Agriculture. The current Minister of Mines and Energy is Bento Costa Lima Leite.
|Formed||22 July 1960|
|Headquarters||Brasília, Distrito Federal|
|Annual budget||R$ 98,4 billion (2015)|
- Portal Orçamento (October 2014). "Projeto de Lei Orçamentária para 2015" (PDF). Senado federal. p. 20. Retrieved 3 January 2015.