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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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The delay in re-opening the under renovation museum was due to the late delivery from abroad of the new display cases for the exhibits, Communications and Works Minister Vasiliki Anastasiadou said.
The housing and public works minister said departmental cases were filed against 16 officials under his ministry, while they were also suspended for their alleged involvement in corruption.
The Works Minister added: "The ministry assures that this project extends for 720 meters, as long as the village's front, as a recreational project, and at the same time it allows physical exercise with the walkway as well as other sports activities".
He further argues the Works Minister is an Engineer, who does field work, so nothing is wronged with his dress code because the rule doesn't affect him.
The works minister was accompanied on his site tour by Undersecretary for Municipalities Affairs, Dr Nabeel Abul Fateh; Assistant Undersecretary for Construction Projects and Maintenance, Shaikh Misha'al bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa; and Northern Municipality director-general, Lamia Al-Fadhala.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 5 ( ANI ): Karnataka Public Works Minister, HD Revanna, elder brother of Chief Minister Kumaraswamy on Thursday refuted reports of him travelling 300 Kilometers everyday on the advice of an astrologer.
Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosharraf Hossain said the name of the port city Chittagong will be focused globally as one of the developed city in the South Asia.
Summary: 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.
Briefing the chief minister the works minister Imdad Pitafi said that highways department has launched 488 road schemes, including 396 on-going and 92 new.
The Construction Works Minister from the time of the three-party coalition Asen Gagauzov will be replaced as member of the Board of Directors of the project company ICGB AD responsible for constructing the gas link with Greece.
"But with Thailand we still have problems." Public Works Minister Public Works Minister Sun Chanthol says transport problems are a major impediment.