Two new ministries to be formed, govt. composition emerges

Serbia's new government, to be led by Ana Brnabic, will have 18 ministries and three ministers without portfolio.

Source: Blic, Tanjug

The Serbian National Assembly late on Monday adopted changes to the Law on Ministries that envisage forming two new ministries - of environmental protection and EU integration.

157 members of the Assembly voted in favor, 11 were against, while two abstained.

On Tuesday, Brnabic's proposal for the composition of her government arrived at the National Assembly, after which Assembly President Maja Gojkovic scheduled the beginning of a sitting dedicated to the topic for Wednesday morning.

During the sitting, Brnabic will present the program of her cabinet and its members. People's deputies will then debate and vote on the proposal.

The cabinet

In its Tuesday edition, the daily Blic put together this list of members of the future government:

Ana Brnabic - prime minister

Ivica Dacic - first deputy prime minister and foreign minsiter

Nebojsa Stefanovic - deputy prime minister and interior minister

Rasim Ljajic - deputy prime minister and minister of trade, tourism, and telecommunications

Branko Ruzic - minister of state administration and local-self government

Jadranka Joksimovic - minister for European integrations

Dusan Vujovic - minister of finance

Goran Knezevic - minister of economy

Branislav Nedimovic - minister of agriculture

Zorana Mihajlovic - deputy prime minister and minister of construction, transport, and infrastructure

Goran Trivan - minister of ecology

Aleksandar Antic - minister of mining and energy

Nela Kuburovic - minister of justice

Aleksandar Vulin - minister defense

Mladen Sarcevic - minister of education, science, and technological development

Zlatibor Loncar - minister of health

Zoran Djordjevic - minister of labor, employment, veteran and social issues

Vladan Vukosavljevic - minister of culture and information

Slavica Djukic-Dejanovic - minister without portfolio in charge of demographics and population policy

Milan Krkobabic - minister without portfolio in charge of regional development and coordination of work of public enterprises

RTS is reporting that Nenad Popovic will also join the government as minister without portfolio in charge of innovations.


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