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The Council of Ministers (Bulgarian: Министерски съвет, Ministerski savet) is the main authority of the executive power in the Republic of Bulgaria. It consists of the Prime Minister of Bulgaria and all the specialized ministers.

After the compositions of the Council of Ministers is decided by the newly elected government, the deputies who are chosen to become ministers temporarily lose their deputy rights while being ministers. These rights are restored in case they are released from the Council of Ministers or the government falls from power. This is in contrast to how deputy ministers and other government officials are treated when they were elected as deputies.

Sometimes, with the purpose of preserving the political representation of different parties or groups in the Council of Ministers, one or more ministers without portfolio (lacking a ministry of their own) may be appointed.

The Council of Ministers office is located in central Sofia and is part of the Largo architectural ensemble.

Structure of the Cabinet[edit]

Main article: Oresharski Government

This is a list of the ministries of the government of Bulgaria that was elected by Bulgarian Parliament after mandate was given to the second parliamentary represented party BSP by president Rosen Plevneliev, BSP formed a coalition with DPS which appointed cabinet on May 29, 2013:[1]

Office Incumbent Since Party[citation needed]
Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski May 29, 2013 BSP
Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Desislava Terzieva May 29, 2013 BSP
Minister of Labour and Social Policy Hassan Ademov May 29, 2013 DPS
Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin May 29, 2013 BSP
Minister of Education and Sciences Anelia Klisarova May 29, 2013 BSP
Minister of Defence Angel Naidenov May 29, 2013 BSP
Minister of Finance Peter Chobanov May 29, 2013 BSP
Minister of the Interior Tsvetlin Yovchev May 29, 2013 Independent
Minister of Justice and deputy prime minister Zinaida Zlatanova May 29, 2013 BSP
Minister of Health Tanya Andreeva May 29, 2013 BSP
Minister of Agriculture and Food Dimitar Grekov May 29, 2013 BSP
Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Daniel Papazov May 29, 2013 BSP
Minister of Economy, Energy, and Tourism Dagomir Stoinev May 29, 2013 BSP
Minister of Environment and Water Iskra Mihailova May 29, 2013 DPS
Minister of Culture Peter Stoyanovich May 29, 2013 Independent
Minister of Youth and Sport Mariana Georgieva May 29, 2013 DPS
Minister for investment projects Ivan Danov May 29, 2013 Independent


  1. ^ 2nd LD Writethru: Bulgarian parliament elects new government, China Daily, 29 May 2013

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