Slowly But Gradually Greeks Get Cabinet-Ministers: Rapanos Finance Minister, Avramopoulos…

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Greek media reported that Samaras, Venizelos and Kouvelis have agreed upon the majority of the ministers to be apppointed. For some ministerial posts, appointments were delayed as the chosen-ones did not accept the positions.

Vasssilis Rapanos will be Finance Minister, with alternate ministers Giorgos Zannias (caretaker FinMin in Pikrammenos gov’t),  Staikouras (for state expenditure), -no name yet- (for state revenues).

Foreign Minister: Dimitris Avramopoulos (career diplomat, ex Athens mayor ND)

Defense Minister: Panos Panagiotopoulos (ex journalist, ND)

Interior Minister: Evripidis Stylianidis (ND)

Tourism Minister: Olga Kefalogianni (ND)

Health Minister: A. Lykourentzos (ND)

Maritime: Kostas Mousouroulis (?)

Citizens’ Protection: Nikos Dendias (ND)

Justice: Antonis Rupakiotis (from DemLeft )

Administration Reform: Ant. Manitakis (from DemLeft) 

Education & Culture: K. Arvanitopoulos (?)

Agricultural Development: Ath. Tsftaris (?)

See below for the link that takes you to the full and revised cabinet list

 

Finance Minister Vassilis Rapanos – (ex chairman of National Bank of Greece, ex chairman of Greek Bankers’ Association)

Should the government be sworn-in today, Rapanos would not take an oath today, as caretaker FinMin Zannias represents Greece at the Eurogroup meeting today in Brussels.

The post will be updated when the government officially announced.

HERE IS THE LIST OF THE NEW GOVERNMENT INCLUDING GOVERNMENTAL PROCRAMATION.