Geddel Vieira Lima

 

Geddel Vieira Lima
Minister of National Integration                                                       

 

Geddel Vieira Lima has been Federal Deputy since 1991. Born on March 18th, 1959 and Native of Salvador, Bahia , he has been the Minister of National Integration since March 2007. He has a major in Business Management.  He is also a cattle rancher and has a cocoa plantation. In the State of Bahia, he was director of Bahia Bank (BANEB), advisor to the Civil House of the Municipality of Salvador, Director of the Company of Water and Sanitation of Bahia (Embase) and President of the Enterprise of Technical Assistance and Rural Extension (Emater - BA).

 

In the House of Representatives (Congresso Nacional), he served as leader of the PMDB ((The Brazilian Democratic Movement Party). He was the First Secretary of the Bureau of the House between 2003 and 2004. He also participated in various committees such as Science and Technology, Human Rights, Economy, Industry and Trade, Finance and Taxation, Foreign Affairs, Labor, and Public Administration, among others.