government department


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Noun1.government department - a department of governmentgovernment department - a department of government    
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
ministry - a government department under the direction of a minister
department, section - a specialized division of a large organization; "you'll find it in the hardware department"; "she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury"
treasury - the government department responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues
department of local government, local department - a permanent department created to perform the work of a local government
Special Branch - a government police department dealing with political security
State Department - a department of government in one of the 50 states
department of the federal government, federal department, federal office - a department of the federal government of the United States
instrumentality - a subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose; "are the judicial instrumentalities of local governments adequate?"; "he studied the French instrumentalities for law enforcement"
admiralty - the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
Translations

government department

ndipartimento ministeriale
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We have succeeded in getting the information from the government department of Penza.
The RMC official said vice chairmen can identify the schemes of streets and drains in their union councils and present it to local government department.
SUJAWAL -- The employees of the Local Government Department recorded a protest demonstration in favour of their demands outside the local press club on Wednesday.
The government department discovered that there are cheques cashed in the names of companies and individuals that had no relation with the government departments.
Any such activity should be undertaken only after getting the license from the ministry and also from the concerned government department, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Saturday.
And the true cost last year could top PS1billion because the PS317million figure doesn't cover every Government department.
The Public and Commercial Services union is campaigning against plans to sell off a range of government department support functions, warning that some work will be transferred abroad because of a deal with the French multinational Steria .
He stressed the need to rely on regular reports by each ministry and government department, urging cultures that promote initiatives, excellence and quality.
He also reminded them of the Cabinet decision to set up internal auditing units in every government department.
The presentation focused on the stages of development of eGovernance in Dubai, particularly the establishment of Dubai eGovernment as an independent government department and the recent upgrade of its portal (www.
The landmark judgment could mean the government department will be forced to reluctantly pay out millions to a long queue of other contractors, including many in Wales, who are still waiting to be paid for disposing of millions of livestock during Britain's foot- and-mouth outbreak.
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