Monday, February 02, 2009

New Icelandic Government formed

A Government of the Social Democratic Alliance and the Left-Green Movement takes office today. It aims to assure an effective administration to carry out urgent measures, particularly for the benefit of households and business, for rebuilding the banking system, in the field of administrative reform and to carry out measures in favour of increased democracy.

Ten ministers will take seat in the new government, five men and five women. Two of the minsiters are not members of parliament.
Prime minister of the new government is Johanna Sigurdardottir of the SDA.
More: BBC