Luis Montenegro

  • 29 Mar 2024

Luis Montenegro, Portugal's new PM, unveils cabinet after tight election.

  • Formation follows closely contested election and hung parliament.
  • Despite third-largest party being far-right Chega, no deals made with them.
  • Cabinet includes experienced politicians for finance, economy, and foreign affairs.
  • Montenegro's minority government, including seven women.
  • Democratic Alliance, led by Montenegro's party, wins 28.8% of vote and 80 seats.
  • Outgoing premier's Socialist Party secures 28% of the ballot and 78 seats.
  • New government inherits budget surplus but faces challenges ahead.
  • Outgoing prime minister meets successor, leaving office with a "sense of duty accomplished".