Newly elected Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has appointed Harry Theoharis, a former secretary general for public revenues, as the new Tourism Minister of Greece and Manos Konsolas, the New Democracy Tourism Sector head and Dodecanese MP as Deputy Minister of Tourism in Greece.
According to the news, the new leadership will assume their duties on Tuesday afternoon during the handover ceremony for the tourism ministry.
Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced the new Cabinet of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday evening, adding that its members will be sworn in at 12:00 noon on Tuesday in the presidential palace.
This will be followed by handovers at individual ministries. The new Cabinet will hold its first meeting in the parliament building at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Petsas said. Prime Minister Mitsotakis’ Cabinet is as follows:
Vice-President – Panagiotis Pikrammenos
Ministry of Finance – Minister: Christos Staikouras; Deputy Minister on taxation policy and state assets: Apostolos Vesyropoulos; Deputy Minister on budgetary policy: Theodoros Skylakakis; and Deputy Minister on financial system: Georgios Zavvos
Ministry of Development and Investments – Minister: Spyridon-Adonis Georgiadis; Deputy Minister on private investments and public-private partnerships: Giannis Tsakiris; Deputy Minister on research and technology: Christos Dimas, and Deputy Minister on industry and trade: Nikos Papathanassis.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Minister: Nikos Dendias; Alternate minister on European affairs: Miltiadis Varvitsiotis; Deputy Minister on economic diplomacy and extroversion: Kostas Fragogiannis; and Deputy Minister on expatriate Greeks: Antonis Diamataris.
Ministry of Citizen Protection – Minister: Michalis Chrisochoidis; Alternate Minister on migration policy: Giorgos Koumoutsakos; and Deputy Minister on anti-criminal policy: Lefteris Oikonomou.
National Defence Ministry – Minister: Nikos Panagiotopoulos; and Deputy minister: Alkiviadis Stefanis
Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs – Minister: Niki Kerameus;
Deputy minister on primary and secondary education and special education: Sofia Zacharaki; and Deputy minister on higher education: Vasilis Digalakis.
Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare – Minister: Giannis Vroutsis;
Deputy minister on social insurance: Panagiotis Mitarakis; and Deputy Minister on welfare and social solidarity: Domna Michailidou.
Ministry of Health – Minister: Vasilis Kikilias, and Deputy minister: Vasilis Kontozamanis.
Ministry of Environment and Energy – Minister: Kostis Chatzidakis;
Deputy minister on energy and natural resources: Gerasimos Thomas; and
Deputy minister on the natural and urban environment: Dimitris Oikonomou.
Ministry of Culture and Sports – Minister: Lina Mendoni; and Deputy minister on sports: Lefteris Avgenakis.
Ministry of Justice – Minister: Kostas Tsiaras; and Deputy minister: Dimitris Kranis.
Ministry of Interior – Minister: Panagiotis Theodorikakos; Deputy minister on local government and elections: Theodoros Livanios; and Deputy minister on Macedonia-Thrace: Theodoros Karaoglou
Ministry of Digital Governance – Minister of State and Digital Governance: Kyriakos Pierrakakis; Deputy minister on simplification processes: Georgios Georgantas; and Deputy minister on digital strategy: Grigoris Zareifopoulos
Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport – Minister: Kostas Achillea Karamanlis; and Deputy minister on transport: Giannis Kefalogiannnis
Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy – Minister: Giannis Plakiotakis
Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food – Minister: Makis Voridis;
Deputy minister on Common Agricultural Policy: Kostas Skrekas; and Deputy minister on fishing policy: Fotini Arabatzi
Ministry of Tourism – Minister: Charis Theocharis; and Deputy minister: Manos Konsolas
State Minister – Giorgos Gerapetritis
Deputy Director to the Prime Minister on the coordination of government – Akis Skertsos.
Deputy Director to the Prime Minister on communication, information, and spokesperson: Stelios Petsas.
In addition, Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas said that New Democracy will propose Ioannina MP Konstantinos Tasoulas for president of the Greek parliament.
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