North Macedonia: Zaev announces SDSM’s Ministers in the newly formed coalition govrenment

North Macedonia: Zaev announces SDSM’s Ministers in the newly formed coalition govrenment

SDSM leader and caretaker Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has confirmed that the party’s Central Council has green lighted the nominations for the coalition government’s ministers.

According to Zaev, the SDSM is taking over 11 Ministries from the reduced to 19 Ministries of the new government, while noting that out of the 8 Ministries with a portfolio, four Ministers are women and the other four are men.

The ministries and Ministers from SDSM are the following:

Deputy Prime Minister for the Economy – Fatmir Bytyqi

Deputy Prime Minister for the Fight against Corruption – Ljupco Nikolovski

Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs – Nikola Dimitrov

Minister of the Interior – Oliver Spasovski

Minister of Justice – Bojan Maricic

Minister of Defence – Radmila Sekerinska

Minister for Transport and Communications – Blagoj Bochvarski

Minister of Labor and Social Policy – Jagoda Shahpaska

Minister of Culture – Irena Stefoska

Minister of Health – Venko Filipce

Minister of Education – Mila Carovska

The Ministry of Local Government should be headed by a minister from the LDP coalition partner “We can” and the Ministry of Agriculture by a BESA candidate./ibna