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