Alexis Tsipras to be sworn in as new Prime Minister at 4pm on Monday
The acting Minister of Interior Giorgos Orfanidis visited the President of Parliament at 12:30 on Monday in order to inform him of…
The acting Minister of Interior Giorgos Orfanidis visited the President of Parliament Evangelos Meimarakis at 12:30 on Monday in order to inform him of the official election results. Mr. Meimarakis then contacted the President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias.
At 14:30 Alexis Tsipras has arranged to meet with the Archbishop of Athens Ieronymos and at 15:30 he is scheduled to visit President Papoulias, who will give him the mandate to form a new government.
Mr. Tsipras is going to be sworn in as Greece’s new Prime Minister at 4pm, with the new Ministerial cabinet expected to be sworn in on Tuesday. The SYRIZA leader has chosen to give a political oath, in line with his beliefs. His ministers will have the option to be sworn in with a political or religious oath.
After being sworn in as the new Prime Minister, Mr. Tsipras is scheduled to meet with the leader of The River Stavros Theodorakis. Mr. Tsipras has also expressed his desire to cooperate with the Communist Party.