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Ponta I
121st Cabinet of Romania
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Date formed 7 May 2012
People and organizations
Head of government Victor Ponta
Head of state Traian Băsescu
Number of ministers 20
Ministers removed
(Death/resignation/dismissal)
7
Total number of ministers 20
Member party USL (PSD, PNL, PC), UNPR
Status in legislature Coalition (Majority)
Opposition party PD-L, UDMR
Opposition leader Vasile Blaga, Hunor Kelemen
History
Election(s) -
Outgoing election 9 December 2012
Legislature term(s) 2008 - 2012
Budget(s) none
Previous Ungureanu
Successor Ponta II

After the second vote of no confidence that has passed in the Parliament of Romania, on 27 April 2012, Victor Ponta was asked by President Traian Băsescu to form a new Government and Cabinet. His Cabinet received the vote of confidence on 7 May 2012.

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Structure[edit]

Cabinet office Name Party In office since Cabinet left office
Prime Minister Victor Ponta PSD 7 May 2012 21 December 2012
Deputy Prime-Minister, Minister of Public Finance Florin Georgescu Ind. 7 May 2012
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Titus Corlățean PSD 6 August 2012
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Daniel Constantin PC 7 May 2012
Minister of Economy, Commerce and Business Environment Daniel Chițoiu PNL 7 May 2012
Minister of Administration and Interior Mircea Dușa PSD 6 August 2012
Minister of National Defense Corneliu Dobrițoiu PNL 7 May 2012
Minister of Justice Mona Pivniceru Ind. 23 August 2012
Minister of Labor, Family and Social Protection Mariana Câmpeanu PNL 7 May 2012
Minister of Education, Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport Ecaterina Andronescu PSD 2 July 2012
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Ovidiu Silaghi PNL 7 May 2012
Minister of Health Raed Arafat Ind. 7 November 2012
Minister of Regional Development and Tourism Eduard Hellvig PNL 7 May 2012
Minister of Environment and Forests Rovana Plumb PSD 7 May 2012
Minister of Culture and National Patrimony Puiu Hașotti PNL 25 June 2012
Minister of Communications and Information Society Dan Nica PSD 7 May 2012
Minister of European Affairs Leonard Orban Ind. 20 September 2011
Minister Delegate for the Business Environment Mihai Voicu PNL 6 August 2012
Minister Delegate for Administration Radu Stroe PNL 6 August 2012
Minister Delegate for Social Dialog Liviu Pop Ind. 7 May 2012
Minister Delegate for Liaison with Parliament Dan Șova PSD 6 August 2012
Former cabinet members and cabinet offices held
Cabinet office Name Party In office since In office until
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Andrei Marga PNL 7 May 2012 6 August 2012
Minister of Administration and Interior Ioan Rus PSD 7 May 2012 6 August 2012
Minister of Justice Titus Corlățean PSD 7 May 2012 6 August 2012
Victor Ponta interim PSD 6 August 2012 23 August 2012
Minister of Education, Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport Ioan Mang PSD 7 May 2012 15 May 2012
Liviu Pop (interim) Ind. 15 May 2012 2 July 2012
Minister of Health Vasile Cepoi Ind. 7 May 2012 1 October 2012
Victor Ponta (interim) PSD 2 October 2012 7 November 2012
Minister of Culture and National Patrimony Mircea Diaconu PNL 7 May 2012 19 June 2012
Minister Delegate for the Business Environment Lucian Isar Ind. 7 May 2012 6 August 2012
Minister Delegate for Administration Victor Paul Dobre PNL 7 May 2012 6 August 2012
Minister Delegate for Liaison with Parliament Mircea Dușa PSD 7 May 2012 6 August 2012