GNC approves reshuffled government
The General National Congress voted on Tuesday in favor of a new mini-government proposed by Prime Minister of Salvation Government Khalifa Al-Ghawiel.
Al-Ghawiel reshuffled his cabinet to include only 12 ministers and one deputy minister for each ministry, that aims to better address the ongoing crises in the country.
The new government includes:
Khalifa Al-Ghawiel, Prime Minister
Abdul-Monem Addali, Deputy Prime Minister
Abdul-Latif Gaddor, Interior Minister
Mustafa Al-Ghalaib, Justice Minister
Ali Abu Zakok, Foreign Minister
Abdul-Latif Al-Tunisi, Planning Minister
Al-Taher Al-Sanousi, Health Minister
Khalifa Al-Sarwi, Education Minister
Saleh Al-Fakhari, Higher Education Minister
Nasir Saleh, Finance Minister
Mohaned Younis, Local Government Minister
Hisham Belhaj, Public Works Minister
Muftah Al-Faqih, Economy Minister.
PM Al-Ghawiel will also act as a defense minister in the new cabinet, which also includes a state minister for GNC affairs.
Other ministries have been transformed into general authorities as following:
1- The General Authority for Labour and Rehabilitation
2- The General Authority for Martyrs' Families and Missing Persons
3- The General Authority for Sports and Youth
4- The General Authority for Tourism
5- The General Authority for Industry
6- The General Authority for Communication
7- The General Authority for Housing
8- The General Authority for Agriculture and Marine and Animals Wealth
9- The General Authority for Water Resources
10- The General Authority for Transport.
The National Oil Corporation will take over the tasks of the Oil and Gas Ministry while the General Electricity Company will assume the duties of the Electricity Ministry.