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Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs (Germany)

Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development
Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung (BMVBS)
Agency overview
Formed October 27, 1998
Jurisdiction Government of Germany
Headquarters

Invalidenstraße 44, Berlin
52°31′46.58″N 13°22′42.10″E / 52.5296056°N 13.3783611°E / 52.5296056; 13.3783611Coordinates: 52°31′46.58″N 13°22′42.10″E / 52.5296056°N 13.3783611°E / 52.5296056; 13.3783611

Minister responsible Peter Ramsauer, Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Urban Development
Website http://www.bmvbs.de/EN/Home/home_node.html

The Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development (German: Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung), abbreviated BMVBS, is a cabinet-level ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany.

It was created in 1998 through the merger of the former Federal Ministry of Transport and the Federal Ministry of Regional Planning, Building and Urban Development, both established in 1949. The new ministry at first was named Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing until it adopted its current name in 2005.

Agencies

Subordinate agencies include:

Federal Ministers of Transport, Building and Urban Development

Political Party:       SPD       CSU

Name
(Born-Died)
Party Term of Office Chancellor
(Cabinet)
Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Housing
Franz Müntefering
(b. 1940)
SPD 27 October 1998 29 September 1999 Schröder
(I)
Reinhard Klimmt
(b. 1942)
SPD 29 September 1999 16 November 2000
Kurt Bodewig
(b. 1955)
SPD 20 November 2000 22 October 2002
Manfred Stolpe
(b. 1936)
SPD 22 October 2002 22 November 2005 Schröder
(II)
Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Urban Development
Wolfgang Tiefensee
(b. 1955)
SPD 22 November 2005 28 October 2009 Merkel
(I)
Peter Ramsauer
(b. 1954)
CSU 28 October 2009 Incumbent Merkel
(II)

External links

Germany portal
Transport portal
Politics portal
  • Official Web site (English)
  • Official Web site (German)


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