Council of State of Alduria-Wechua
The Council of State of Alduria-Wechua is a thirteen-member executive council that makes up the federal government of the Alduro-Wechua Federation. It serves as its collective head of government of Alduria-Wechua.
The President of the Government serves as the chairman of the Council of State, primus inter pares. While the entire council is collectively responsible for leading the Federation, each Secretary of State is individually responsible for a specific portfolio of state affairs, organized around thriteen federal executive departments.
The position of President of the Government rotates among the seven councilors on an AN yearly basis, with one year's Vice President of the Council becoming the next year's President of the Government.
The current (1685 AN) members of the Council of State are:
Ancillary Agencies and Departments
Office of the President of the Government
The Office of the President of the Government, abbreviated as OPG, is located in the city of Parap, Alduria-Wechua. It is a wholly partisan organization made up of political staff. It exists mainly to support the President of the Government in a wide variety of ways, including providing policy advice, information gathering, communications, planning, and strategizing. The OPG is headed by the Chief of Staff, a key advisor who has the duty of managing and coordinating the activities of the OPG.
Director of National Intelligence
The Director of National Intelligence, abbreviated as DNI, is a Council of State-level official required by law to serve as the head of the collective Alduro-Wechua intelligence community, direct and oversee the national intelligence efforts, and serve as an advisor to the President of the Government and to the Council of State on intelligence matters and national security. By law, it is required that the director be an active-duty commissioned officer in the armed forces or have training or experience in military intelligence activities and requirements. The law does not specify what rank the commissioned officer will hold during their tenure in the position.
The DNI, who is appointed by the President of the Government and is subject to confirmation by the Federal Constituent Assembly, serves at the pleasure of the president. The current DNI is Fouad Al-Khamenei, since 1685 AN.
National Security Committee
The National Security Committee is the principal forum used by the President of the Government and the Council of State for consideration of national security, military, and foreign policy matters with senior national security advisors and other government officials. It is is part of the Office of the President of the Government. The function of the National Security Committee has been to advise and assist the government on national security and foreign policies. The Council also serves as the principal arm for coordinating these policies among various federal and local government, civil defense, and law enforcement agencies.
- Office of National Records