The new government to be led by Dimitar Kovacevski will have 21 members. SDSM and the coalition will have 12, DUI six, and Alternative three ministers.
The new government cabinet will have one more member – a minister without portfolio, a position that belonged to Alternative.
Eight current members are leaving the Government, including Zoran Zaev. Nikola Dimitrov will no longer be Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs, Radmila Sekerinska is leaving the Ministry of Defense, and members of the Government will not be the current Minister of Health Venko Filipce, Minister of Education and Science Mila Carovska, Minister of Labor and Social Policy Jagoda Shahpaska and the Minister of Culture Irena Stefoska.
The current Minister of Justice Bojan Maricic (SDSM) should take their place as Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs, Slavjanka Petrovska (SDSM) in the Ministry of Defense, Bekim Sali from Alternativa will head the Ministry of Health, the current Minister of Information Society and Administration Jeton Shaqiri (DUI) will take over the Ministry of Education and Science, Jovana Trenchevska (SDSM) will head the MLSP, and Bisera Kostadinovska Stojcevska (SDSM) will take over the culture department.
Admirim Aliti from Alternative will be the first person of MISA, and Xhemail Cupi from this party has been proposed as a minister without portfolio in charge of the diaspora.
In Kovacevski’s new government, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Fatmir Bitiqi (SDSM) remains, and the new name is Slavica Grkovska (SDSM), who should be Deputy Prime Minister for Fighting Corruption and Crime.
The department of justice should be headed by the university professor Nikola Tupancevski (SDSM). The current Minister Oliver Spasovski (SDSM) remains in the Ministry of Interior, and the positions are retained by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Transport and Communications, Finance and Economy, Bujar Osmani (DUI), Blagoj Bochvarski (SDSM), Fatmir Besimi ( DUI) and Kreshnik Bekteshi (DUI). Goran Milevski (LDP / SDSM coalition) remains in the Ministry of Local Self-Government, and there are no changes in the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning where the current Minister Naser Nuredini (DUI) remains.
The Ministry of Political System and Inter-Community Relations will continue to be headed by Artan Grubi (DUI). Ljupco Nikolovski (SDSM) is returning to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy.
The session for election of the new government proposed by Dimitar Kovacevski is scheduled for Saturday, at 11 am. The parliamentary debate on the election of a new government lasts for a maximum of two days, and the election of the government is voted on after its completion, ie no later than 24 hours on the second day or in this case on Sunday until midnight. The Government is elected if the majority of the total number of Representatives in the Assembly votes for it.
According to the Rules of Procedure of the Assembly, the prime minister-designate explains the program and the proposal for the composition of the government at the session of the Assembly, at which it is elected. Following the program of the prime minister-designate and the proposal for the composition of the government, the Assembly conducts a single debate. The Rules of Procedure stipulate that the order of the MPs who will participate in the debate is determined by the President of the Assembly in a way that ensures the participation of MPs from different political parties represented in the Assembly. Voting for the election of the Government is performed on the proposal for the composition of the Government as a whole, by public voting.