Stankevičius Cabinet

Stankevičius Cabinet was the 7th cabinet of Lithuania since 1990. It consisted of the Prime Minister and 19 government ministers.

Stankevičius Cabinet
1996
Date formed19 March 1996 (1996-03-19)
Date dissolved10 December 1996 (1996-12-10)
People and organisations
Head of stateAlgirdas Brazauskas
Head of governmentLaurynas Stankevičius
Member partiesDemocratic Labour Party of Lithuania
Status in legislature
Opposition partiesHomeland Union, Lithuanian Christian Democratic Party, Lithuanian Nationalist Union, Democratic Party, Freedom of Political Prisoners and Deportees
Opposition leaderVytautas Landsbergis
History
Legislature term(s)Sixth Seimas
PredecessorŠleževičius Cabinet
SuccessorVagnorius Cabinet II

Laurynas Stankevičius of the Democratic Labour Party of Lithuania was appointed the Prime Minister by President Algirdas Brazauskas on 23 February 1996, after the previous Prime Minister, Adolfas Šleževičius, was dismissed by the parliament in wake of a financial scandal. The government received its mandate and started its work on 19 March 1996, after the Seimas gave assent to its program.[1]

The government served until the end of the term of the Sixth Seimas, returning its mandate in October 1996. The government continued to serve in an acting capacity until the new government headed by Gediminas Vagnorius started its work on 10 December 1996.

CabinetEdit

The following ministers served on the Stankevičius Cabinet.[1]

Position Name From To
Prime Minister Laurynas Stankevičius 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Agriculture Vytautas Einoris 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Culture Juozas Nekrošius 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Economy Antanas Kaminskas 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Education and Science Vladislavas Domarkas 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Environmental Protection Bronius Bradauskas 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Finance Algimantas Križinauskas 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Povilas Gylys 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Health Antanas Vinkus 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of the Interior Virgilijus Vladislovas Bulovas 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Justice Jonas Prapiestis[Note 1]
Albertas Valys 23 April 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Defence Linas Linkevičius 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Social Security and Labour Mindaugas Mikaila 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Transport and Communications Jonas Biržiškis 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Government Reforms and Municipalities Petras Papovas 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Energy Saulius Kutas 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Forestry Albertas Vasiliauskas 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Industry and Trade Kazimieras Klimašauskas 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Communications and Informatics Vaidotas Abraitis 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
Ministry of Construction and Urbanistics Aldona Baranauskienė 19 March 1996 10 December 1996
  1. ^ Papiestis resigned on March 17 before the government program received the assent of the Seimas and the government could start its work.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Ankstesnės Vyriausybės. Po 1990 metų". Government of the Republic of Lithuania.