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Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur (BMVI)
Agency overview
Formed October 27, 1998
Jurisdiction Government of Germany
Headquarters Invalidenstraße 44, Berlin
Minister responsible Alexander Dobrindt, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
Website http://www.bmvbs.de/EN/Home/home_node.html
Second office in Bonn

The Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (German: Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur), abbreviated BMVI, 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 the name Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development in 2005.

Agencies

Subordinate agencies include:

Federal Ministers of Transport, Building and Urban Development

Political Party:       SPD       CSU

Name
(Born-Died)
Image 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 17 December 2013 Merkel
(II)
Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure
Alexander Dobrindt
(b. 1970)
CSU 17 December 2013 Incumbent Merkel
(III)

External links

  • Official Web site (English)
  • Official Web site (German)
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