Sunday, July 14 2024

New Greek government sworn in at the Presidential Palace

 orkomosia
 
The members of Greece’s new government were sworn in today in a ceremony at the Presidential Mansion in Athens that was presided over by President Katerina Sakellaropoulou.
 
 
The newly sworn-in ministers are now expected to head to their respective headquarters to take over their portfolios from the caretaker government that was appointed after the inconclusive general election on May 21.
 
They will then convene for the first meeting of the Cabinet on Wednesday at the prime minister’s official residence at the Maximos Mansion.
 
The new ministers appointed by re-elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis are:
 
Finance: Kostis Hatzidakis
(Alt. Minister: Nikos Papathanasis;
Dep. Minister for Tax Policy: Harry Theoharis; Dep. Minister: Thanos Petralias)
 
Foreign Affairs: Giorgos Gerapetritis
(Deputies: Giorgos Kotsiras,
Alexandra Papadopoulou, Kostas Fragogiannis)
 
Defense: Nikos Dendias
(Deputies: Yiannis Kefaloyiannis, Nikos Hardalias)
 
Justice: Giorgos Floridis
 
Labor: Adonis Georgiadis
 
Development: Kostas Skrekas
 
Civil Protection: Vassilis Kikilias
 
Education: Kyriakos Pierrakakis
(Alt. Minister for Sports: Giannis Economou)
 
Health: Michalis Chrysochoidis
(Alt. Minister: Eirini Agapidaki)
 
Energy & Environment: Theodoros Skylakakis
 
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Culture: Lina Mendoni
 
Interior: Niki Kerameus
(Alt. Minister: Theodoros Livanios)
 
Digital Governance: Dimitris Papastergiou
 
Infrastructure & Transport: Christos Staikouras
 
Maritime & Island Policy: Miltiadis Varvitsiotis
 
Agriculture: Lefteris Avgenakis
 
Tourism: Olga Kefalogianni
 
Migration: Dimitris Keridis
 
Citizens’ Protection: Notis Mitarakis
 
Social Cohesion & Family: Sofia Zacharaki
 
State Ministers: Makis Voridis, Stavros Papastavrou, Akis Skertsos
 
Deputy Ministers to the PM: Giannis Bratakos, Thanasis Kontogeorgis
 
Government spokesperson: Pavlos Marinakis