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Ministry of Transport and Communications (1946–)

The Ministry of Transport has overall responsibility for the framework conditions for postal activities, for the civil aviation, public roads and rail transport sector, ferry services forming part of the national road system, for coastal management, the marine environment and port and sea transport policy.

On 22 February 1946, the Ministry of Labour (of 1885) had its name changed to the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

On 3 March 1946, hydroelectric affairs were transferred to the Ministry of Transport and Communications from the Ministry of Trade (of 1916).

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