Second Cabinet of Kostas Karamanlis
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Kostas Karamanlis served as a Prime Minister of Greece for two consecutive terms. During his incumbency, the period 2004-2009, he formed two cabinets. The second Kostas Karamanlis cabinet was formed after the 2007 elections and was succeeded by the George Papandreou Cabinet.
Second Karamanlis cabinet, 2007–2009
As part of a reorganisation of the ministries, the incoming government announced:
- the merger of the Ministry of the Interior, Public Administration and Decentralisation and the Ministry of Public Order to form the Ministry of the Interior and Public Order;
- the merger of the Ministry of the Mercantile Marine and the Ministry of the Aegean and Island Policy to form the Ministry of Mercantile Marine and Island Policy.
On 7 January 2009, Karamanlis announced another major cabinet reshuffle.
Defunct cabinet positions
- Minister for Industry, Energy and Technology
- Minister for Trade
- Minister for the Press and the Media