Zaev replaces Tevdovski and takes over Ministry of Finance

Today, North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev unveiled the names of the new ministers for agriculture, environment, culture, local self-government and political system and relations between the communities.

These include Trajan Dimkovski (Minister of Agriculture), Naser Nuredini (Minister of Environment), Hysni Ismaili (Minister of Culture), Goran Milevski (local self-government) and Sadula Duraki (political system and relations between the communities.

PM Zaev said he would take over the finance portfolio himself, replacing Dragan Tevdovski for a certain period of time while also serving as prime minister.

“The motion will be sent to Parliament today. I believe it will be considered next week by the MPs,” he told reporters at a press conference in Valandovo.

Prime Minister Zaev thanked the outgoing ministers of agriculture, Ljupcho Nikolovski, culture, Asaf Ademi, finance, Dragan Tevdovski, local self-government, Suhejl Fazliu, Framework Agreement implementation, Hazbi Lika, and investments of local companies, Zoran Shapurikj, for ‘serving the country and the people by doing their duties.’