The composition of the new New Democracy government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis was announced late Monday.
According to sources from the prime minister’s office, this is a government oriented towards the implementation of the major reform goals, which Kyriakos Mitsotakis has set and is ready to clash with pathogens in order to promote changes in critical sectors.
The new cabinet consist at 25% of women, former ministers in rotation who take new roles, new ones from the parliamentary group, persons local governments general secretaries of ministries who are upgraded and take on government positions.
Of the 15 women in the government four are ministers, 1 deputy minister and 10 deputy ministers. In the previous government there were 9 women -3 ministers and 6 deputy ministers-.
The new government will be sworn in tomorrow at 1 p.m. in the presence of the President of the Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, and the process of handing over and receiving the Ministries will follow. The new government spokesman Pavlos Marinakis announced the names of the new government. New Democracy will nominate Konstantinos Tassoulas for Speaker of the Parliament.
The first meeting of the new Council of Ministers in full composition will take place the day after tomorrow, Wednesday, at the Maximos Palace.
Prime Minister: Kyriakos Mitsotakis
Ministry of National Economy and Finance: Kostis Hatzidakis (ex Labor)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Giorgos Gerapetritis (state minister)
Ministry of Defense: Nikos Dendias (ex FM)
Ministry of Interior: Niki Kerameos (ex Education)
Ministry of Education, Religious Affairs and Sports: Kyriakos Pierrakakis (ex Digital Governance)
Deputy Minister responsible for Sports: Yannis Oikonomou (ex gov’t spokesman)
Deputy Minister: Domna Michailidou (ex social issues deputy minister)
Ministry of Health: Michalis Chrysochoidis (ex Citizens Protection)
Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport: Christos Staikouras (ex Finance)
Ministry of Environment and Energy: Theodoros Skylakakis (ex deputy finance)
Ministry of Development: Kostas Skrekas (ex Energy)
Ministry of Labor and Social Security: Adonis Georgiadis (ex Development)
Citizens’ protection Ministry: Notis Mitarakis (ex Migration)
Ministry of Justice: George Floridis (new)
Ministry of Culture: Lina Mendoni (same)
Ministry of Immigration and Asylum: Dimitris Kairides (new)
Ministry of Social Cohesion and Family: Sophia Zaharaki (ex deputy minister)
Ministry of Rural Development and Food: Lefteris Avgenakis (ex Sports)
Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy: Miltiadis Varvitsiotis (new)
Ministry of Tourism: Olga Kefalogianni (new)
Ministry of Digital Governance: Dimitris Papastergiou (new)
Ministry of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection: Vassilis Kikilias (ex Tourism)
Minister of State: Makis Voridis
Minister of State: Stavros Papastavrou
Minister of State: Akis Skertsos
Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister and Director of the Prime Minister’s Office: Yiannis Bratakos
Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister: Thanasis Kontogeorgis
Government Spokesman: Pavlos Marinakis
The new government will be sworn in tomorrow, Tuesday, at 1 p.m., the process of handing over and receiving the Ministries will follow.
New Democracy will nominate Konstantinos Tassoulas for Speaker of the Parliament.
The first meeting of the new Council of Ministers in full composition will take place on Wednesday, at the Prime Minister’s office.
Worth noting that PM Mitsotakis did not dare to give a government post to Costas Karamanlis, the transport minister in charge when the train collision disaster at Tempi took place killing 57 people.
Karamanls was elected to be MP again in his home region, Serres.