Prime Minister Edi Rama has revealed today at the meeting of the National Assembly of the Socialist Party, the composition of the new government after the victory of the elections on April 25.
Rama decided that his right-hand man will be Arben Ahmetaj, who will replace Erion Bracen, who announced his departure a few days ago through a post on social networks.
Ministers Olta Xhacka, Ogerta Manastirliu, Belinda Balluku, Niko Peleshi, Bledi Cuci, Elva Margariti and Evis Kushi have been reconfirmed in office. As for the Ministry of Tourism, SP activist Mirela Kumbaro has returned, replacing Blendi Klosi.
Further composition of the cabinet:
Arben Ahmetaj – Deputy Prime Minister
Olta Xhaçka – Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs
Niko Peleshi – Minister of Defense
Ulsi Manja – Minister of Justice
Bledi Çuçi – Minister of Internal Affairs
Delina Ibrahimi – Minister of Finance and Economy
Belinda Balluku – Minister of Infrastructure, Energy
Ogerta Manastirliu – Minister of Health and Welfare
Evis Kushi – Minister of Education
Frida Krifca – Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
Mirela Kumbaro – Minister of Tourism and Environment
Elva Margariti – Minister of Culture
The new government will have 4 state ministers: Elisa Spiropali – Minister for Relations with the Parliament, Edona Bilali – Minister for Entrepreneurship Protection, Bora Muzhaqi – Minister for Youth and Children, Milva Ikonomi – Minister for Standards and Services