Pristina, December 9, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency
By Elton Tota
With 73 votes in favor, 38 against and two abstains, parliament of Kosovo has voted today the new government of the country led by PM Isa Mustafa.
Mustafa vowed that he will meet his constitutional obligation in a responsible way. He said that he will work in the best interest of the country and economic development. The vow was also signed by the government ministers.
The official ceremony where former PM Hashim Thaci hands over his office to the newly elected PM, Isa Mustafa, will take place on Friday, December 12.
The election of the new government of Kosovo has been greeted by a press statement issued by the EU Office and the heads of EU ambassadors present in Kosovo.
Kosovo has many challenges ahead, starting with political and economic reforms to employment, talks with Belgrade, rule of law, fight against corruption, cooperation with EULEX and the creation of the special court”, reads the joint press release of the European representatives in Kosovo.
Ministers of the new government of Kosovo
Prime Minister-Isa Mustafa
First Deputy Prime Minister-Hashim Thaci
Deputy Prime Minister-Kujtim Shala
Foreign Minister-Hashim Thaci
Arsim Bajrami-Minister of Education, Science and Technology
Minister of Education, Science and Technology-Arsim Bajrami
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development-Memli Krasniqi
Minister without Portfolio-Edita Tahiri
Minister of Justice-Hajredin Kuci
Minister of European Integration-Bekim Qollaku
Minister of Economic Development-Blerand Stavileci
Minister of Environment and Territorial Planning-Ferid Agani
Minister of Diaspora-Valon Murati
Minister of Interior-Skender Hyseni
Minister of Health-Imet Rrahmani
Minister of Infrastructure-Lutfi Zharku
Minister of Commerce and Industry-Hikmete Bajrami
Minister of Kosovo Security ForceHaki Demolli
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport-Kujtim Shala
Minister of Labor and Social Welfare-Arban Abrashi
Minister of Finance-Avdullah Hoti
Minister of the Administration of Local Government –Lubomir Maric
Minister for Communities and Returns – Aleksander Jablanovic
Minister of Public Administration-Mahir Yagcilar
Minister without Portfolio-Rasim Demiri