The re-elected Socialist Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez probably to keep most of the high-ranking ministers in their positions to his new cabinet which he is expected to formally announce later today, sources told Reuters.

Energy Secretary Teresa Ribera, Budget Minister María Jesus Montero, Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albarez and Labor Minister Yolanda Díaz — the head of the minority partner in the governing coalition, the Radical Left party Sumar — are all expected to retain their posts. their.

The Minister of Economy Nadia Calvino, who is leading the race for the presidency of the European Investment Bank at the end of the year, is likely to keep her position in the Spanish cabinet until then, as Cadena SER radio station reported today and El Pais newspaper wrote.

According to state radio station TVE, Sanchez is likely to appoint Yordi Hereu of the Catalan Socialist Party as industry minister.

Despite his earlier pledge to limit the number of cabinet members, Sanchez will keep 22 cabinet posts and offer five ministries to Sumar, according to SER, El Pais and TVE.

Government representatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment.