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public works

any expenditure by government on social INFRASTRUCTURE such as roads, houses, hospitals, sewers, etc. Such expenditure was strongly advocated by KEYNES during the DEPRESSION of the 1930s to alleviate the problem of UNEMPLOYMENT and to stimulate AGGREGATE DEMAND via the MULTIPLIER. See KEYNESIAN ECONOMICS, MACROECONOMIC POLICY, GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE.
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Dube then informed the new Public Works Minister that their key partners are Ministries of Public Works and Health.
Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain said this in the Jatiya Sangsad, while replying to a starred question from Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal member Nazmul Haque Prodhan on Sunday.
BEIRUT: Public Works Minister Youssef Fenianos Tuesday announced the appointment of 125 new air-traffic controllers, after months of delay, the state-run National News Agency reported.
On this the chief minister directed works minister Imdad Pitafi to personally watch the proper utilization of funds.
The Crown Prince received from the Interior Minister the final report compiled by the Southern Governorate and from the Works Minister an independent technical report on the collapse of parts of a ceiling in a shopping mall.
The boats were delivered in a ceremony at Larnaca's municipal cultural centre, in the presence of the defence and communications and works ministers, with Larnaca mayor Andreas Louroutziatis and UDT commander Evdokios Tsappas symbolically receiving one each on behalf of their constituencies.
A Ministerial Committee will convene on Friday, August 1 to consider the initial expression of interest for the government's 94% stake in Cyprus Airways, Communications and Works Minister Marios Demetriades said on Tuesday.
by Javed Hamim Kakar on 23 April, 2014 - 22:51 KABUL (Pajhwok): Deputy Works Minister Ahmad Shah Wahid has been rescued from his kidnappers by police, the Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The country's deputy public works minister has been kidnapped in the capital Kabul, Afghan authorities said.
Works Minister Essam Khalaf said the construction, engineering and contracting sectors are being encouraged to use such technology to preserve the environment and ensure the future for coming generations, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
Public Works Minister calls for preparing for reconstruction stage Public Works Minister Hussein Arnous called upon public construction companies to devise a clear vision and prepare for the reconstruction stage in a manner that concurs with the progress made by the armed forces in eliminating terrorists.
Adil Mhoder, Municipalities and Public Works Minister, told Reuters that there will be a total of 50 such projects related to building sewage infrastructure and securing portable water from the Tigris-Euphrates river system, and that these would be open to foreign contractors.