Prime Minister of Greece reshuffled government

ATHENS, Nov 4 — RIA Novosti, Gennady Melnik. The Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras reshuffled the government, their places maintained by the Minister of foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias, Minister of national defence Panos Kammenos, who heads the member of ruling coalition party “Independent Greeks” (ANEL), and the Finance Minister, Euclid Tsakalotos and his Deputy Giorgos Houliaras.

The changes announced on Friday evening, Olga Gervasio before you leave the post of the official representative of the government. This is the fourth composition of the government after the arrival of the Coalition of the radical left SYRIZA to power in January 2015.

Basically the place has retained the Ministers who are associated with the conduct of negotiations with international lenders. The main role in negotiations is given to the Minister of Finance Tsakalotos and his Deputy Chouliaraki. His position was preserved and Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragasakis, who oversees economic bloc of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Panos Skourletis, instead of the Ministry of energy and environment was headed by the interior Ministry.

Minister of migration policy became Yannis Masalas.

One of the closest associates of Tsipras, a former Minister of state Nikos Pappas led the new Ministry of digital policy and will be responsible for working with the media.

The official representative of the Cabinet was Dimitris Tzanakopoulos.

A number of Cabinet members transferred to other positions, in particular, Olga Gervasio from the post of the official representative of the government transferred to the post of Minister of administrative reform.

Dismissed from the post of Minister of education, scientific research and religious Affairs Nikos Filis, which has sparked protests in the society.