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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]

This is a list of the ministries of the government of Bulgaria that was appointed by 43rd National Assembly of Bulgaria on 7 November 2014[1] to govern after the snap parliamentary elections which were held on 5 October 2014.

Ministry Minister Party
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov GERB
Deputy Prime Minister - coalition policy and state administration; and Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova GERB
Deputy Prime Minister in charge of absorption of EU funds and economic policy Tomislav Donchev GERB
Deputy Prime Minister in charge of EU policies and institutional matters Meglena Kuneva RB
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labor and Social Policy Ivaylo Kalfin ABV
Minister of Justice Hristo Ivanov RB
Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Lilyana Pavlova GERB
Minister of Foreign Affairs Daniel Mitov RB
Minister of Finance Vladislav Goranov GERB
Minister of Economy Bozhidar Lukarski RB
Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova GERB
Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova GERB
Minister of Education and Science Todor Tanev RB
Minister of Defence Nikolay Nenchev RB
Minister of Agriculture and Food Desislava Taneva GERB
Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Ivaylo Moskovski GERB
Minister of Environment and Water Ivelina Vasileva GERB
Minister of Health Petar Moskov RB
Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov GERB
Minister of Youth and Sports Krasen Kralev GERB

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Assembly approves Boyko Borisov as Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria". parliament.bg National Assembly. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 

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