3. Division: Transportation, culture, foreign affairs and professions
The division handles the responsibilities of the Ministry of Finance in the policy areas of foreign affairs, industry, business and financial affairs, culture, ecclesiastical affairs, transport and housing. Additionally, the division has a crosscutting focus on public investments.
Within the specified policy areas, the division prepares decision proposals and conducts expenditure analysis in order to propose initiatives to enhance efficient governance. Furthermore, the division deals with all matters concerning the national budget within the specified policy areas, including budget preparation etc.
The division is responsible for the budgets of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (§ 6.), The Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs (§ 8.), The Ministry of Culture (§ 21.), The Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs (§ 22.) and The Ministry of Transport and Housing (§ 28.).