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Evangelos Apostolou

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Prime Minister  Alexis Tsipras
Prime Minister  Alexis Tsipras

Name  Evangelos Apostolou
Role  Politician
Evangelos Apostolou
Preceded by  Giorgos Karasmanis as Minister of Rural Development and Food
Born  28 May 1949 (age 66) Pappades, near Agia Anna, Euboea, Greece (1949-05-28)
Political party  Coalition of the Radical Left (Syriza)
Alma mater  Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Education  Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Similar People  Aristides Baltas, Panos Skourletis, Tasos Kourakis, Nikos Pappas, Giorgos Stathakis

Evangelos Apostolou (Greek: Βαγγέλης Αποστόλου; born 28 May 1949 on the island of Euboea) is a Greek Syriza politician who is currently serving as the Minister of Agricultural Development and Food in the Second Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras. From January to August 2015, he served as the Alternate Minister of Agricultural Development and Food in the First Cabinet of Alexis Tsipras.

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Early life and education

Born 1949 in Pappades, near Agia Anna, Euboea, Apostolou studied forestry at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Political career

As a member of Synaspismos, Apostolou has been a Member of the Hellenic Parliament for Euboea in the 1996–2000 period and served as a member of Synaspismos' Political Secretariat from 2004 until 2010.

Following his party into the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA), he was elected again in the May 2012 and June 2012 elections and named Syriza's shadow minister of rural development in July 2012. After the January 2015 legislative election, Apostolou was appointed Deputy Minister of Agricultural Development and Food.

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Evangelos Apostolou Wikipedia


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