Swearing In of the Austrian Caretaker Government

More+Work & Careers ♦ Published: June 3, 2019; 12:54 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria now has a transitional government team consisting of 12 people (six women and six men).

Austrian transitional government team consisting of six women and six men. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Andy Wenzel

Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen has pledged the twelve-member transitional cabinet of Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein.

Simultaneously the only a few days old interim government under the former finance minister Hartwig Löger was removed from office.

The Federal President thanked the former government for its commitment to the federal republic.