Athens Digest 08.07.2019 – Breaking News

New Greek Cabinet

# New conservative Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has named Christos Staikouras as his finance minister. Staikouras, 45, served as alternate minister of finance in previous conservative-led government. Veteran socialist Michalis Chyisochoidis was named as Public Order Minister. He served in that position when authorities dismantled the November 17 terror group in 2002. Nikos Dendias will be the new foreign minister, having previously served as public order minister under PM Samaras.

Ministers:

Vice President of the government: Panagiotis Pikramenos
Finance: Christos Staikouras
(dep. Ministers: Apostolos Vezyropoulos for tax policy, Theodoros Skylakakis for fiscal policy and Georgios Zavos for financial credit system)
Development:  Adonis Georgiadis
Foreign Affairs: Nikos Dendias
Civil Protection: Michalis Chrysohoidis
Defence: Nikos Panagiotopoulos
Education: Niki Kerameos
Labour: Yannis Vroutsis
Health: Vasilis Kikilias
Energy/Environment:  Costis Hadzidakis
Culture: Lina Mendoni
Justice: Costas Tsiaras
Interior:  Panagiotis Theodorikakos
Digital Governance: Kyriakos Pierrakakis
Infrastructure and Transport : Costas Achilleas Karamanlis
Maritime And Island Policy: Yannis Plakiotakis
Agriculture: Makis Voridis
Tourism: Haris Theocharis

Moreover, as announced:
State Minister (PM office): George Gerapetritis
Dep Minister (for the coordination of the government): Akis Skertsos
Dep Minister, Government spokesperson: Stelios Petsas