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Following the parliamentary elections held in April, the new Finnish government swore in on 6 June.
Both Finnish ALDE Party member parties – the Centre Party and Swedish People's Party of Finland – are represented in the government.
The Centre Party holds five ministerial positions:
Antti Kaikkonen – Minister of Defence
Katri Kulmuni – Minister of Economic Affairs
Jari Leppä – Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
Mika Lintilä – Minister of Finance
Annika Saarikko – Minister of Science and Culture
The Swedish People’s Party holds two ministerial positions:
Thomas Blomqvist – Minister of Nordic cooperation and Equality
Anna-Maja Henriksson – Minister of Justice
The Speaker of the new Parliament also comes from the Centre Party. Matti Vanhanen, a former leader of the party, will hold the position for the next four years.
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