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The Cabinet is a group of high-ranking government officials, typically representing the executive branch.
In some countries, a cabinet is referred to as the Council of Ministers.
In some countries, particularly those that use the Westminster system, the Cabinet collectively decides the government’s policy and tactical direction, especially in regard to legislation passed by the parliament. In countries with a presidential system, such as the United States, the Cabinet does not function as a collective legislative influence; rather, their primary role is as an official advisory council to the head of government. In this way, the President gets opinions and advice in upcoming decisions. The second role of cabinet officials is to administer executive branch government agencies or departments (in the United States, these are the federal executive departments)
In most countries, including those that use the Westminster system, Cabinet ministers are appointed from among sitting members of…

Vivek Kundra

Vivek Kundra has been named the new US Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO). He has indicated that he will also…