August 19, 2018

Saxon Premier Kretschmer

Michael Kretschmer – Picture by Pawel Sosnowski, Sächsische Staatskanzlei

The Free State of Saxony is led by Christian-Democrat politician Michael Kretschmer after his predecessor Stanislaw Tillich stepped down of his own accord. The State Assembly (Landtag) voted him as Premier (Ministerpräsident) with 69 out of 126 ballots.

Premier Kretschmer previously was member of the Federal Bundestag from 2013 to September 2017 as representative of the district Löbau-Zittau-Görlitz-Niesky. Therein he served in the parliamentary committees for German-Polish, German-Czech and German-Russian relations.

Moreover, Premier Kretschmer was a deputy member of the Bundestag committee on Education, Science and Technology Assessment.

For further information: 

https://www.ministerpraesident.sachsen.de/biografie-des-ministerpraesidenten-3407.html

http://www.michaelkretschmer.de

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