Estonia | 15 ministers to join Estonia’s new government, Kaja Kallas of the Reform Party as prime minister

Government seats will be divided equally between the Center-Right Reform Party, which will start as the Prime Minister’s Party, and the former Prime Minister’s Party, the Center Party.

Estonia the incoming Prime Minister Kaja Kallas 14 ministers will join the government, says for example, the Estonian broadcaster ERR.

According to the ERR, government seats will be divided equally between the center-right Reform Party, which will start as the Prime Minister’s Party, and the former Prime Minister’s Party, the Center Party. Both will therefore receive seven ministerial posts.

The Center Party, riddled with suspicions of corruption, appointed two ministers from outside politics: Ambassador as Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimetsin and appointed Minister of the Interior for the Northern Estonia Police District Kristian Jaanin.

In the previous government, the Central Party served as Minister of Social Affairs and Minister of Economy and Structural Affairs Tanel Kiik and Taavi Aas continue in their ministerial capacity.

Estonia the previous government disbanded last week when the then prime minister Jüri Ratas announced his resignation.

The reason for the difference was suspicions of corruption against the Center Party. Several individuals are suspected of agreeing to fund the party for about one million euros.

Read more: Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas resigns, the president calls on the leading opposition party to form a new government

The President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid soon after the resignation of Ratas’ government, asked the reform party Kalla to start forming a new government.

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