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Romanian PM Designate presents new Government

New Government will have four Deputy Prime Ministers.

Romanian PM Designate presents new Government
Viorica Dancilă. Photo:Agerpres

Articol de Radio România Actualităţi, 26 Ianuarie 2018, 17:46

Romanian Prime Minister-Designate Viorica Dăncilă has announced today the full list of ministers appointed to be part of her Cabinet.

There will be four Deputy Prime Ministers: Paul Stănescu (SDP), Ana Birchall (SDP), Graţiela Gavrilescu (ALDE) and Viorel Ştefan (SDP) - without a portfolio.

A new post of Deputy Prime Minister has been established, to deal with managing Romania’s Strategic Partnership, Viorica Dăncilă announced. It will be held by former Minister Ana Birchall.

Tasks of the Ministry of Public Consultation and Social Dialogue will be taken over by other structures of the Executive, PM-Designated also said.

Timetable for the new Government to be sworn in will be set on Friday at the meeting of the Joint Permanent Bureaus.

The appointed ministers are to be heard on Monday in the parliamentary committees then they will be voted in the plenary of the Parliament. Subsequently, they will take the oath to the Cotroceni presidential palace.

New Cabinet List:

1. Paul Stănescu - Minister of Regional Development and Deputy Prime Minister

2. Grațiela Gavrilescu - Minister of Environment and Deputy Prime Minister

3. Viorel Ştefan - Deputy Prime Minister

4. Ana Birchall - Deputy Prime Minister

5. Carmen Dan - Minister of Internal Affairs

6. Teodor Meleşcanu - Minister of Foreign Affairs

7. Mihai Fifor - Minister of National Defense

8. Eugen Teodorovici - Minister of Finance

9. Tudorel Toader - Minister of Justice

10. Petre Daea - Minister of Agriculture

11. Valentin Popa - Minister of Education

12. Lia Olguţa Vasilescu - Labor Minister

13. Dănuţ Andruşca - Minister of Economy

14. Anton Anton - Minister of Energy

15. Lucian Şova - Transport Minister

16. Rovana Plumb - Minister for European Funds

17. Radu Oprea - Minister for the Business Environment

18. Sorina Pintea - Minister of Health

19. George Ivaşcu - Minister of Culture

20. Ioan Deneş - Minister of Waters and Forests

21. Nicolae Burnete - Minister of Research

22. Bogdan Cojocaru - Minister of Communications

23. Ioana Bran - Minister of Youth and Sports

24. Bogdan Trif - Minister of Tourism

25. Natalia Intotero - Minister for Romanians Abroad

26. Victor Negrescu - Minister of European Affairs

27. Viorel Ilie - Minister for Relations with the Parliament.

Source:RRA.Translated by Miruna Matei

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