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New Ministers of the Luxembourg Government

Published Friday January 07 2022

In a cabinet reshuffle of the Luxembourg Government , Mrs. Paulette Lenert, the Minister of Health, Consumer Protection and Minister Delegate for Social Security was promoted to Deputy Prime Minister and three new Ministers took oath on Wednesday. The newly appointed Ministers are: Mrs. Yuriko Backes, the first female Minister of Finance, Mr. Claude Haagen, the new Minister of Agriculture, Viticulture, Rural Development & Social Security, as well as Mr. Georges Engel who is the new Minister of Sports, Labour, Employment and Social & Solidarity Economy. The oath taking ceremony was held by H.R.H the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, in the presence of the Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Xavier Bettel.

Of the outgoing Ministers, Mr. Pierre Gramegna and Mr. Romain Schneider will retire, while Minister Mr. Dan Kersch will continue his political career in the Chamber of Deputies (Parliament).