Greece’s new Cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday after New Democracy’s strong win in Sunday’s elections.
In a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, the 51 new ministers -- including five women -- promised to bring the change Greeks are seeking to the economy and work hard to perform their duties.
Sworn in by Athens Archbishop Leronymos, the new Cabinet is made up of politicians who have served in previous governments with considerable experience as well as technocrats considered experts in their fields.
The new Cabinet is scheduled to have its first meeting at 11 a.m. local time (0800GMT) on Wednesday.
Major figures in the new Cabinet include:
Finance Minister: Christos Staikouras
Development and Investments Minister: Spyridon-Adonis Georgiadis
Foreign Minister: Nikos Dendias
Citizen Protection Minister: Michalis Chrisochoidis
Alternate Minister for migration policy: Giorgos Koumoutsakos
Defense Minister: Nikos Panagiotopoulos
Education and Religious Affairs Minister: Niki Kerameus
Labor and Social Welfare Minister: Giannis Vroutsis
Health Minister: Vasilis Kikilias
Environment and Energy Minister: Kostis Chatzidakis
Culture and Sports Minister: Lina Mendoni
Justice Minister: Kostas Tsiaras
Interior Minister: Panagiotis Theodorikakos
Infrastructure and Transport Minister: Kostas Achillea Karamanlis
Agricultural Development and Food Minister: Makis Voridis
Tourism Minister: Charis TheocharisAnadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.