|Ministry of Defence|
| Finnish language: puolustusministeriö
|Headquarters||Eteläinen Makasiinikatu 8, Helsinki|
|Annual budget||€2.872 billion (2018)|
|Minister responsible||Jussi Niinistö, Minister of Defence|
|Ministry executive||Jukka Juusti, Permanent Secretary|
The Ministry of Defence (Finnish language: puolustusministeriö , Swedish language: försvarsministeriet ) is one of the 12 ministries which comprise the Finnish Government. The ministry is in charge of Finland's national defence policy, national security, and international cooperation in defence policy matters. The ministry is headed by the Minister of Defence.
The Ministry of Defence's budget for 2018 is €2,871,971,000. As of 2016, roughly 25% of the defence budget was spent in payroll of the defence forces, 20% in procurement of material and 25% in other operational expenses.
- ↑ "Ministry of Defence". Ministry of Defence in Finland. http://www.defmin.fi/en.
- ↑ "Valtionbudjetti.fi: talousarvioesitys 2018 visualisoituna". http://www.valtionbudjetti.fi/.
- ↑ "Division of Defence Spending". Ministry of Defence in Finland. http://www.defmin.fi/en/tasks_and_activities/resources_of_the_defence_administration/finances/division_of_defence_spending.
|This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).|