Rama appoints new ministers for his third term

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The Albanian Prime Minister, Edi Rama, announced this Thursday the names of the new ministers of the third term.

The post of the Deputy PM, held so far by Erion Brace, was taken by Arben Ahmetaj, the former Minister of Reconstruction.

Other changes in the Rama 3 cabinet are Ulsi Manja, Frida Krifca was appointed Minister of Agriculture. Mirela Kumbaro became Minister of Tourism, which was held so far by Blendi Klosi.

Nine other ministers will keep their existing posts from Rama 2. Olta Xhacka will remain Foreign Minister; Bledi Cuci Interior Minister; Evis Kushi Minister of Education; DElina Ibrahimi Minister of Economy and Finances; Ogerta Manastirliu Minister of Health; Niko Peleshi Minister of Defense, Belinda Balluku Minister for Infrastructure and Energy; Elva Margariti Minister of Culture and Elisa Spiropali minister of State for the Relations with the Parliament.

Milva Ekonomi was appointed Minister of State for Standards and Services; Edona Bilali, Minister of State for Business and Enterprising; and Bora Muzhaqi Minister of State for Youth and Children.