Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras named Vassilios Rapanos, the chairman of National Bank of Greece SA, the biggest bank, as his finance minister.
Demetris Avramopolous, a former mayor of Athens and former minister of defense, tourism and health, was named foreign minister, according to a list of the new ministers announced by new government spokesman Simos Kedikoglou.
Samaras was sworn in as prime minister yesterday at the head of a government supported by his New Democracy party, socialist Pasok and Democratic Left. The new cabinet will meet at 8 p.m. today, immediately after being sworn in. The government will propose Evangelos Meimarakis as speaker of Parliament.
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