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Serbia elects Prime Minister's govt

New government will consist of 16 ministries. Ministers will be replaced in six areas

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Publish Date: Aug 12 2016 1:04PM | Updated Date: Aug 12 2016 1:04PM

Serbia elects Prime Minister's govt

 Serbia’s Parliament voted for the election of a new government presided by Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic.

 
The new government consists of ministers from t Vucic's Serbian Progressive Party and the smaller partner Socialist Party of Serbia Ivica Dacic.
 
New government will have four deputy prime ministers who will also perform ministerial duties.
 
Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and president of the Serbian Socialist Party, smaller partner in the government, will remain as first deputy Prime Minister, while other deputies will be Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic, Trade Minister Rasim Ljajic and Construction Minister Zorana Mihajlovic.
 
The new government will consist of 16 ministries. Ministers will be replaced in six areas -- economy, agriculture, justice, public administration and local self-government, education, culture and media.
 
New minister of public administration and local self-government is Ana Brnabic, Goran Knezevic got Economy Ministry, while Nela Kuburovic will be given charge of justice.
 
Mladen Sarcevic will be minister of education, Branislav Nedimovic is in charge of agriculture, while Vladan Vukosavljevic will take over culture ministry.
 
Dusan Vujovic will continue to be Finance Minister, Aleksandar Antic will keep the area of mining while Zoran Djordjevic will stay at the place of Defense Minister.