Spain's new government line-up

20th October 2010, Comments 0 comments

Spain's Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Wednesday announced a cabinet reshuffle, naming a new foreign minister and eliminating the ministries of housing and of equality.

Here is the complete list:

President of the Government (prime minister): Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Minister in the President's Office (handling relations between the prime minister and parliament): Ramon Jauregui

First Vice President of the Government (deputy prime minister) and Interior Minister: Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba

Second Vice President of the Government (second deputy prime minister) and Economy and Finance Minister: Elena Salgado

Third Vice President of the Government (third deputy prime minister) and Minister for Regional Policy: Manuel Chaves

Foreign Affairs: Trinidad Jimenez

Defence: Carme Chacon

Justice: Francisco Caamano

Transport and Development: Jose Blanco

Education: Angel Gabilondo

Labour and Immigration: Valeriano Gomez

Industry, Tourism and Trade: Miguel Sebastian

Environment, Agriculture and Maritime Affairs: Rosa Aguilar

Culture: Angeles Gonzalez-Sinde

Health and Social Affairs: Leire Pajin

Science and Innovation: Cristina Garmendia

© 2010 AFP

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