Government appointed


The Estonian government was formally appointed on 6th April. The official announcement as recorded on the government portal is as follows:

The Government lead by Prime Minister Andrus Ansip assumed office on 6 April 2011.

The Government coalition consists of two political parties: Estonian Reform Party (Eesti Reformierakond) and Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica (Isamaa ja Res Publica Liit).

Andrus Ansip, Prime Minister
Jaak Aaviksoo, Minister of Education and Research
Kristen Michal, Minister of Justice
Mart Laar, Minister of Defence
Keit Pentus, Minister of the Environment
Rein Lang, Minister of Culture
Juhan Parts, Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications
Helir-Valdor Seeder, Minister of Agriculture
J├╝rgen Ligi, Minister of Finance
Siim Valmar Kiisler, Minister of Regional Affairs
Ken-Marti Vaher, Minister of Internal Affairs
Hanno Pevkur, Minister of Social Affairs
Urmas Paet, Minister of Foreign Affairs

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