The Parliament elected a new government led by Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski. 62 MPs voted for, 46 MPs voted against the new government.
At the end of the debate on the election of the new government, Kovacevski thanked the MPs for their support, but also for the criticism and said that he believes that the opposition will be constructive in the interest of the citizens.
This government cabinet led by SDSM will have one more member than the previous one – a minister without portfolio in charge for the diaspora, a position that belongs to Alternative.
Kovacevski will have four deputies, Artan Grubi (DUI) – First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Political System and Inter-Community Relations, Slavica Grkovska (SDSM) – Deputy Prime Minister for Fight against Corruption and Crime, Bojan Maricic (SDSM) – Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs, and Fatmir Bytyqi (SDSM) – Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs.
Members of the Government are: Oliver Spasovski (SDSM) – Minister of Internal Affairs, Slavjanka Petrovska (SDSM) – Minister of Defense, Nikola Tupancevski (proposed by SDSM) – Minister of Justice, Blagoj Bocvarski (SDSM) – Minister of Transport and Ljupco Nikolovski (SDSM) – Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy, Jovana Trencevska (SDSM) – Minister of Labor and Social Policy and Bisera Kostadinovska Stojcevska (SDSM) – Minister of Culture, Goran Milevski (LDP) – Minister of Local Self-Government , Bekim Sali from Alternative – Minister of Health, Jeton Shaqiri (DUI) – Minister of Education and Science, Bujar Osmani (DUI) – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fatmir Besimi (DUI) – Minister of Finance, Kreshnik Bekteshi (DUI) – Minister for Economy, Naser Nuredini (DUI) – Minister of Environment, Admir Aliti from Alternative, Minister of Information Society and Administration and Xhemail Cupi from Alternative – Minister without portfolio in charge of the Diaspora.