Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Greece's new cabinet

The ministers sworn in on October 7 are as follows:

Prime Minister and Foreign Minister: Yiorgos Papandreou

Vice-president of the government, with particular responsibility for the Government Council on Foreign Affairs and Defence and the Committee for Economic and Social Policy: Theodoros Pangalos

Minister of the Interior, Decentralisation and E-government: Yiannis Ragousis
Deputy Ministers: Dinos Rovlias (Athens), Theodora Tzakri (Thessaloniki)

Minister of Finance: Yiorgos Papakonstantinou
(Deputy Minister: Philippos Sahinidis)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Yiorgos Papandreou
Alternate Minister: Dimitris Droutsas
Deputy Minister: Spyros Kouvelis

Ministry of Defence: Evangelos Venizelos
Alternate Minister: Panyotis Beglitis

Minister of National Economy, Competitiveness and the Merchant Marine: Louka Katseli
Deputy Ministers: Stavros Arnaoutakis (Athens), Markos Bolaris (Thessaloniki)

Minister of the Environment, Energy and Climate Change: Tina Birbili
Deputy Ministers: Yannis Maniatis, Thanos Moraitis

Minister of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs: Anna Diamantopoulou
Deputy Ministers: Evi Christofilopoulou, Yannis Panaretos

Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks: Dimitris Reppas
Deputy Ministers: Yannis Magriotis, Nikos Sifounakis

Minister of Labour and Social Security: Andreas Loverdos
Deputy Minister: Yiorgos Koutroumanis

Minister of Health and Social Solidarity: Mariliza Xenoyannakopoulou
Deputy Minister: Fofi Gennimata

Minister of Agricultural Development and Food: Katerina Batzeli
Deputy Minister: Mihalis Karhimakis

Minister of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights: Haris Kastanidis
Deputy Minister: Apostolos Katsifaras

Minister of Citizens' Protection: Mihalis Chrysohoidis
Deputy Minister: Spyros Vougias

Minister of Culture and Tourism: Pavlos Geroulanos
Deputy Minister: Angeliki Gerekou

Minister of State: Haris Pamboukis
Deputy Minister and Government Spokesman: Yiorgos Petalotis

Proposed for Parliament Speaker: Philippos Petsalnikos
Proposed for Pasok Chief Whip: Christos Papoutsis

1 comment:

  1. What do you make of these appointments? I'm very much enjoying this blog so far, by the way - keep it up.


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