Social Democrats name their new Government


Following the 11th December general election the centre-left Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the centre-right Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) have agreed a programme for a new coalition and formed a Cabinet. The PSD will have 23 ministers and ALDE will have four ministers all of whom have to be approved in a special parliamentary session today.

The new government will be led by Prime Minister-designate Sorin Grindeanu and the list of Cabinet ministers as published on the Romanian National News Agency website (Agerpres) is as follows:

Sorin Grindeanu Prime Minister
Sevil Shhaideh Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development,
Public Administration and European Funds
Daniel Constantin Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Environment
Alexandru Petrescu Minister of Economy
Andreea Pastarnac Minister for Romanians Abroad
Mihaela Virginia Toader Minister-Delegate for European Funds
Ana Birchall Minister-Delegate for European Affairs
Daniela Carmen Dan Minister for Internal Affairs
Petre Daea Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
Gabriel Les Minister of National Defence
Ionut Vulpescu Minister of Culture and National Identity
Pavel Nastase Minister of National Education
Serban Constantin Valeca Minister of Research and Innovation
Viorel Stefan Minister of Public Finance
Florin Iordache Minister of Justice
Adriana Petcu Minister of Waters and Forestry
Lia Olguta Vasilescu Minister of Labour and Social Justice
Augustin Jianu Minister of Communications and Information Society
Florian Bodog Minister of Healthcare
Marius Alexandru Dunca Minister of Youth and Sports
Razvan Alexandru Cuc Minister of Transport
Gabriel Petrea Minister of Public Consultation and Social Dialogue
Florin Nicolae Jianu Minister for Business Milieu, Commerce and Entrepreneurship
Mircea Titus Dobre Minister of Tourism
Gratiela Gavrilescu Minister for Relations with Parliament
Toma Petcu Minister for Energy
Teodor Meleșcanu Minister for Foreign Affairs

Agerpres has a full list of biographies for the new Cabinet.

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