Austrian Economy Minister Margarethe Schramböck and Austrian Tourism and Agriculture Minister Elisabeth Köstinger announced their resignations on May 9, according to the Kronen Zeitung newspaper.
It is noted that Koestinger announced her decision to step down on Monday morning. A few hours later, the resignation was announced by Schramböck, who became a minister during the work of the former chancellor of the republic, Sebastian Kurz, and stayed in office for almost five years.
“My goal has always been to make the place for business more attractive and work in the best way for the people in this country”, – leads the edition of the word Shrambek.
It is specified that the current chancellor of the country, Karl Nehammer, must find a replacement for the resigned ministers at the federal congress of the Austrian People’s Party next Sunday.
In October last year, Sebastian Kurz announced his resignation as Chancellor of Austria in connection with an investigation by the anti-corruption prosecutor’s office. At the same time, the politician retained the position of head of the party and deputy of the National Council.
Later, on December 2, he announced that he was leaving the post of chairman of the party that is part of the ruling coalition with the Greens, and intends to completely stop political activity.
On the same day, the Minister of Finance of Austria and the head of the Austrian People’s Party, Gernot Blumel, announced his resignation. For many years he was a confidant of ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.
After that, the current chancellor of Austria, Alexander Schallenberg, announced his readiness to leave this post. The fact that Karl Nehammer will become Chancellor of Austria, it became known on December 3.