Koushos takes command of the Ministry of Labor
Former government spokesperson and close companion of President Nikos Anastasiades, Kiriakos Koshos, took office on Monday as Minister of Labor and vowed to carry out the work of his predecessor, Zeta Emilianidou.
With the appointment of Koushos, Petros Demetriou, the former director of the presidential palace, has been appointed as the undersecretary of the president.
Former Cheong Wa Dae secretary Panteris Panterides takes over as president of Cheong Wa Dae.
Koushios replaces Zeta Emilianidou, who died in early June. Cerebral aneurysm rupture.
“Today’s appointment is the most unpleasant of my nine-year presidential term. President Nicos Anastasiades unintentionally replaces someone who respects me with her friendship at the ceremony. It’s unpleasant because it’s mandated by.
The new Minister of Labor said he had mixed feelings about quitting his job and replacing Zeta Emilianidou.
“I want to guarantee you that I’ve done what the Zetas have done,” Koushios said.
Pending work includes the introduction of a national minimum wage, reform of the pension system, parental leave legislation for people up to the age of eight, and the implementation of “Tomorrow in Cyprus”.
A professional lawyer, Koushos was born in Famagusta in 1952 and studied law at the National University of Capo Distorian in Athens.
He has been practicing law since 1977 and is a senior associate at the law firms of Koushos and Korfiotis.
He is President Anastasiades’ government spokesperson and deputy minister, and previously declined offers from other ministers.
Koushos was a trusted colleague of the president and was considered the best “short-term solution” ahead of the February election next year.
He will replace Zeta Emilianidu, who died on June 6 at a private Greek hospital suffering from a ruptured cerebral aneurysm.
Emilianidu, 67, died in Athens after being treated in Athens. Induced coma She suffered on May 15 after surgery for a ruptured cerebral aneurysm.
She has been a popular minister for nearly a decade and was only one of three women in the government.
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