European Commission President-Elect Suggests Energy Portfolio For Estonian Kadri Simson

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European Commission President-Elect Suggests Energy Portfolio for Estonian Kadri Simson

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 10th September, 2019) European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday set out which portfolios her future team members would get, with Estonian Kadri Simson put in charge of energy.

"Kadri Simson (Estonia) is a long-serving member of the Estonian parliament and Minister for Economic Affairs and Infrastructure.

She will be in charge of the 'Energy' portfolio," the commission said in a press release.

Phil Hogan from Ireland who is currently responsible for agriculture will take on trade, as negotiations with the United States loom.

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