Ministry for General Government Affairs and Finance
Prime Minister Adrian Hasler
Minister of General Government Affairs and Finance
The Ministry for General Government Affairs and Finance is officially headed by the Prime Minister.
The material scope of General Governmental Affairs is broad and encompasses, in particular, the following important political areas: the Constitution; State and church; organisation of Government and administration; issues related to personnel; information activities of the State; EEA coordination and corporate governance.
The main tasks in the field of finance are focused on Liechtenstein’s position as a financial centre as well as on financial market policy, including general issues concerning international financial centres. Other important areas include draft budgets, national accounting, the position of the Principality of Liechtenstein as a financial centre and fiscal policy. Financial services represent a crucial pillar of Liechtenstein’s economy, both in terms of employment and added value. The Ministry for General Government Affairs and Finance creates the best possible framework and reliable conditions in order to maintain and strengthen Liechtenstein’s position as an internationally competitive financial centre.
With practical, proportional and efficient financial market regulation as well as effective supervisory legislation, Liechtenstein aims to provide financial market participants with a modern legal framework. Criminal misuse of the country’s position as a financial centre is combatted using the highest standards in the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism. The Ministry for General Government Affairs and Finance aims to secure Liechtenstein's attractive tax environment through a predictable and fair fiscal system and internationally competitive tax rates.
Liechtenstein has a modern and efficient administration. The Ministry for General Government Affairs and Finance strives to further increase administrative efficiency and to orient its services even more towards the needs of the population and economy.
The Ministry for General Government Affairs and Finance aims to pursue an active and transparent public information policy. All information is provided according to the fundamental principles of timeliness, appropriateness and balance.