New Greek government announced

28 February 2018
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The spokesperson of the Greek government, Dimitrios Tzanakopoulos announced the composition of the new cabinet on Wednesday.

Following the resignation of Economy Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou, a day after his wife and Deputy Labour Minister, Rania Antonopoulou had stepped down in a row over a housing allowance, Greek PM Alexis Tsipras proceeded to make a mini-reshuffle to the cabinet.

Vice President Ioannis Dragasakis filled the post of Dimitris Papadimitriou, while Athanasios Iliopoulos replaced Rania Antonopoulou ion the Labour Ministry. Fotis Kouvelis replaced Dimitris Vitsas in the Defence Ministry, with Vitsas replacing Migrant Policy Minister Ioannis Mouzalas. the

The new government:

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
Vice President Ioannis Dragasakis
Ministry of Interior Affairs
Minister: Panagiotis Skourletis
Deputy Citizens Protection Minister: Nikolaos Toskas
Deputy Macedonia-Thrace Minister: Maria Kollia-Tsaroucha
Ministry of Finance and Development:
Minister: Ioannis Dragasakis
Deputy Minister: Alexandros Charitsis
Deputy Minister: Stelios Pirtsiolas

Digital Policy, Telecommunication and Information Ministry
Minister: Nikolaos Pappas
National Defence Ministry
Minister: Panos Kammenos
Deputy Minister: Fotis Kouvelis
Education, Research and Religious Affairs Ministry
Minister: Konstandinos Gavroglou
Deputy Research Minister: Konstandinos Fotakis
Deputy: Dimitris Baxevanakis
Deputy: Meropi Tzoufi

Labor, Social Security and Social Solidarity Ministry
Minister: Effy Achtsioglou
Alternate Minister for Unemployment Matters Athanasios Iliopoulos
Alternate Minister for Social Solidarity: Theano Fotiou
Deputy Minister for Social Security: Anastasios Petropoulos
Foreign Ministry
Minister: Nikolaos Kotzias
Alternate Minister for European Affairs: Giorgos Katrougalos
Deputy Minister: Ioannis Amantidis
Deputy Minister for Greeks Living Alone: Terence Spencer Quick

Justice, Transparency and Human Rights Ministry
Minister: Stavros Kontonis
Deputy Minister: Dimitris Papangelopoulos
Finance Ministry
Minister: Euclid Tsakalotos
Deputy Minister: George Chouliarakis
Deputy Minister: Katerina Papanatsiou
Health Ministry
Minister: Andreas Xanthos
Deputy: Pavlos Polakis
Restructure and Administration Ministry
Minister: Olga Gerovasili

Culture and Sports Ministry
Minister: Lydia Koniordou

Deputy: Konstantinos Stratis
Deputy Sports Minister: George Vasileiadis

Environment and Energy Ministry
Minister: George Stathakis
Deputy Minister: Socrates Famelos
Infrastructure and Transport Ministry
Minister: Christos Sprintzis
Deputy Minister: Nikolaos Mavrogiannis
Migrant Policy Ministry
Minister: Dimitris Vitsas
Deputy Minister: Ioannis Balafas
Shipping and Island Policy Ministry
Minister: Panagiotis Kouroumblis
Deputy Minister: Nektarios Santorinios

Agricultural Development and Food Ministry
Minister: Evangelos Apostolou
Alternate Minister: Ioannis Tsironis
Deputy Minister: Vasilios Kokkalis
Tourism Ministry
Minister: Elena Koundoura
State Ministers: Alexandros Flambouraris, Christoforos Vernardakis
Alternate Prime Minister:Dimitrios Liakos
Government Spokesperson: Dimitrios Tzanakopoulos

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