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Greece swears in new cabinet

Greece swears in new cabinet

The Greek government’s new cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday in three stages, to comply with the national lockdown restrictions.

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the cabinet reshuffle on Monday.

In groups of six, the ministers were sworn in, all wearing masks, and after undergoing rapid covid-19 tests.

Hand sanitizer was placed adjacent to the pen where ministers signed their oaths or affirmations.

In attendance was Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and all Greece and the President of the Hellenic Republic.

Following the cabinet reshuffle, the new composition of the government is as follows:

  • Prime Minister: Kyriakos Mitsotakis
  • Vice President of the Government: Panagiotis Pikrammenos
Finance Ministry
  • Minister: Christos Staikouras
  • Alternate Finance Minister for Fiscal Policy: Theodoros Skylakakis
  • Deputy Minister for Taxation Policy and Public Property: Apostolos Vesyropoulos
  • Deputy Minister for the Financial System: Giorgos Zavvos
Development and Investments Ministry
  • Minister: Adonis Georgiadis
  • Alternate Minister for Private Investment Issues: Nikos Papathanasis
  • Deputy Minister for Public Investments and the Partnership Contract for the Growth Framework: Yiannis Tsakiris
  • Deputy Minister for Research and Technology: Christos Dimas
Foreign Affairs Ministry
  • Minister: Nikos Dendias
  • Alternate Minister for European Affairs: Miltiadis Varvitsiotis
  • Deputy Minister for Economic Diplomacy and Openness: Kostas Fragogiannis
  • Deputy Minister for Greeks Abroad: Kostas Vlasis
Citizen Protection Ministry
  • Minister: Michalis Chrisochoidis
  • Deputy Minister for Anti-Crime Policy: Lefteris Economou
  • Deputy Minister for Civil Protection and Crisis Management: Nikos Hardalias
National Defence Ministry
  • Minister: Nikos Panagiotopoulos
  • Deputy Minister: Alkiviadis Stefanis
Education and Religions Ministry
  • Minister: Niki Kerameus
  • Deputy Minister for Primary and Secondary Education and Special Education: Zetta Makri
  • Deputy Minister for Higher Education Issues: Angelos Syrigos
Labour and Social Affairs Ministry
  • Minister: Kostis Hatzidakis
  • Deputy Minister for Social insurance Issues: Panagiotis Tsakloglou
  • Deputy Minister for Welfare and Social Solidarity Issues: Domna Michaelidou
  • Deputy Minister for Demographic Policy and Family: Maria Syreggela
Health Ministry
  • Minister: Vassilis Kikilias
  • Alternate Minister for Health Services: Vassilis Kontozamanis
  • Deputy Minister for Mental health Issues: Zoi Rapti
Environment and Energy Ministry
  • Minister: Kostas Skrekas
  • Deputy Minister for Environmental Protection Issues: Giorgos Amyras
  • Deputy Minister for Spatial Planning and the Urban Environment: Nikos Tagaras
Culture and Sports Ministry
  • Minister: Lina Mendoni
  • Deputy Minister for Issues of Contemporary Culture: Nikolaos Giatromanolakis
  • Deputy Minister for Sports: Lefteris Avgenakis
Justice Ministry
  • Minister: Kostas Tsiaras
  • Deputy Minister for Issues of International Cooperation and Human Rights: Giorgios Kotsiras
Interior Ministry
  • Minister: Makis Voridis
  • Alternate Minister for Local Authority Issues: Stelios Petsas
  • Deputy Minister for Macedonia-Thrace Issues: Stavros Kalafatis
Digital Governance Ministry
  • Minister: Kyriakos Pierrakakis
  • Deputy Minister for Simplifying Procedures: Giorgos Georgantas
  • Deputy Minister for Special Digital Projects and the Land Cadastre: Giorgos Stylios
Infrastructure and Transport Ministry
  • Minister: Kostas Karamanlis
  • Deputy Minister for Transport Issues: Yiannis Kefalogiannis
Shipping and Island Policy Ministry
  • Minister: Yiannis Plakiotakis
  • Deputy Minister for Shipping Sector Issues: Kostas Katsafados
Rural Development and Foods Ministry
  • Minister: Spilios Livanos
  • Deputy Minister for the Common Agricultural Policy: Yiannis Economou
  • Deputy Minister for Fisheries Policy: Fotini arabatzi
Tourism Ministry
  • Minister: Haris Theoharis
  • Deputy Minister for Tourism Education and Special Forms of Tourism: Sofia Zacharaki
Migration and Asylum Ministry
  • Minister: Notis Mitarachi
  • Deputy Minister for Integration: Sofia Voultepsi
Other Ministers:
  • Minister of State: Giorgos Gerapetritis
  • Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister at the Minister of State: Thodoris Livanios
  • Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister for Coordinating the Government’s Work: Akis Skertsos
  • Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister for Communication and Information Issues and Government Spokesperson: Christos Tarantilis
  • Alternate Government Spokesperson: Aristotelia Peloni
The following proposals were made:
  • Secretary of the Parliamentary Group: Yiannis Bougas
  • Parliamentary Spokesperson: Yiannis Vroutsis
  • Alternate Parliamentary Spokespersons: Christos Boukoros.
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