Ministry – Duties and objectives
The Prime Minister's Office, a ministry led by the Prime Minister in person, is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Government’s political programme. The Prime Minister’s Office also assists the Prime Minister in the general management of Government functions.
Duties include the coordination of Finland's EU policy and the State's ownership policy, as well as the steering of state-owned companies under the Prime Minister's Office.
The Prime Minister’s Office enables the Prime Minister and Government to act effectively, regardless of the circumstances.
The Prime Minister is the head of the Prime Minister's Office. The State Secretary directs the Prime Minister’s Office.
The Prime Minister's Office is one of the twelve ministries that form the Finnish Government.
Guidelines for operational and financial planning at the Prime Minister’s Office are provided in the current Government Programme and in the General Government Fiscal Plan.
The Prime Minister's Office comprises five departments.
The roots of the Prime Minister’s Office go back to events that took place 200 years ago.
The main Government premises are located in the Government Palace by Senate Square.