The Palestinian news agency Ma’an published Sunday evening a list of ministers in the new Palestinian unity government.
The government will be in all likelihood be sworn in Monday at 1 p.m. at Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas’s presidential compound in Ramallah.
As yet, no one has been named to lead the Interior Ministry, which is responsible for the Palestinian security forces.
According to this list, most of the central positions will be filled by Abbas’s allies (the two deputy prime ministers, as well as the foreign and treasury ministers).
Rami Hamdallah will head the government as prime minister.
His cabinet will consist of:
Muhammad Mustafa – Deputy prime minister for economic affairs
Ziad Abu Amr – Deputy prime minister for political affairs, culture minister
Shukri Bishara – Finance minister
Nayaf Abu Khalaf – Local governance minister
Rula Maaya – Tourism minister
Hifa al-Ara – Work and society minister
Mamoun Abu Shahla – Labor minister
Mufeed Hasayneh – Public works and housing minister
Yusef Idees – Religion and waqfs minister
Riyad al-Maliki – Foreign minister
Salim al-Saqqa – Justice minister
Khawla al-Shakhsheer – Education minister
Allam Moussa – Communications minister
Shawqu al-Aiysa – Agriculture minister
Jawad Awwad – Health minister
Adnan al-Husseini – Jerusalem affairs minister
Wael Dweikat- Transportation minister
It is still unclear what will happen with the Prisoners Ministry.