Government of Greece

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Hellenic Government
Coat of Arms of Greece (Monochromatic).svg
Coat of arms of Greece
Established 1974
State Hellenic Republic
Leader Prime Minister
Appointed by President
Main organ Ministerial Council
Responsible to Parliament
Headquarters Athens, Greece

Government of Greece (officially: Government of the Hellenic Republic,[1] Greek: Κυβέρνηση της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας), Greek government or the Hellenic Government,[2] is the government of the Hellenic Republic. Established in its present form in 1974.[2]

Head of government is the prime minister as the President of the Government, which recommends ministers and deputy ministers to the President of the Republic for appointment. The prime minister, the ministers and the alternate ministers, belong to the supreme decision-making committee, known as the Ministerial Council. The government ministers and alternate ministers usually all sit in Parliament, and are accountable to it. Deputy ministers are not members of the government, by law.

Other collective government bodies, except the Ministerial Council, are the Committee on Institutions, the Government Council for Foreign Affairs and Defence and others, including in particular government policy issues.


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