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.
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.