New caretaker PM, govt sworn in; election on Sept. 20

New caretaker PM, govt sworn in; election on Sept. 20

Athens, August 28, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency

By Spiros Sideris

A new caretaker government until snap elections next month will be sworn-in on Friday, with Supreme Court justice Vassiliki Thanou as prime minister. The Cabinet, as announced, includes:

Meanwhile, a presidential decree dissolving Parliament and setting snap elections for Sept. 20 has been signed

The new Government:

Foreign Minister: Petros Molyviatis

Alternate Minister for European Affairs: Spyros Flogaitis

Interior Minister: Antonis Manitakis

Alternate Minister for Civil Protection: Antonis Makrydimitris

Alternate Minister of Migration Policy: Ioannis Mouzalas

Deputy Minister of Macedonia-Thrace: Filippos Tsalidis

Finance Minister: Giorgos Houliarakis

Alternate Finance Minister: Tryfon Alexiadis

Shipping Minister: Nikos Christodoulakis

Alternate Shipping Minister: Christos Zois

Alternate Tourism Minister: Alkistis Protopsalti

National Defence Minister: Ioannis Giangos

Education Minister: Frosso Kiaou

Alternate Culture Minister: Marina Lambraki-Plaka

Productive Reconstruction Minister: Ioannis Golias

Alternate Environment Minister: Constantinos Mousouroulis

Alternate Agricultural Development Minister: Dimitrios Melas

Justice Minister: Dimitris Papangelopoulos

Labour Minister: Dimitris Moustakas

Health Minister: Athanasios Dimopoulos

State Minister for Combatting Corruption: Panagiotis Nikoloudis

State Minister: Eleftherios Papageorgopoulos

Government Spokesman: Rodolfos Moronis