Prime Minister Edi Rama presented this Thursday at the General Assembly of the Socialist Party the names of the new government cabinet being at the helm in this 3rd term.
The head of government has confirmed 7 ministers in office. Arben Ahmetaj will continue to be the Minister of Reconstruction, but in addition to this task he will also hold the post of Deputy Prime Minister.
Peleshi is confirmed at the head of the Defense Ministry, Olta Xhaçka as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bledi Çuçi as Minister of Interior, Belinda Balluku at the head of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Ogerta Manastirliu as Minister of Health.
The new names in the government cabinet are that of Ulsi Manja who will hold the post of Minister of Justice. In the previous legislature, Manja was chairman of the Law Commission.
Frida Krifca previously holding the position of the Chairwoman of ARDA is assigned as the Minister of Agriculture from. Delina Ibrahimaj will be transferred from the Tax Directorate to head the Ministry of Economy. Mirela Kumbaro returns to the government cabinet, holding the position of the Minister of Tourism and Environment.
Full list of the ministers inducted into the cabinet:
The Deputy Prime Minister will be Arben Ahmetaj
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Europe Olta Xhaçka
Minister of Defense Niko Peleshi
Minister of Justice Ulsi Manja
Minister of Internal Affairs Bledi Çuçi
Minister of Finance Delina Ibrahimi
Minister of Infrastructure Belinda Balluku
Minister of Health Ogerta Manastirliu
Minister of Education Evis Kushi
Minister of Culture Elva Margariti
Ministry of Agriculture Frida Krifca
Ministry of Tourism and Environment Mirela Kumbaro
The new government will have four state ministers:
Elisa Spiropali Minister for Relations with Parliament
Edona Bilali Minister of State for Entrepreneurship Protection
Bora Muzhaqi Minister of State for Youth and Children
Milva Economi Minister of State for Standards and Services/ibna