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Flemisch Government
The Flemish Government is the executive branch of the Flemish Community and the Flemish Region of Belgium.

The Flemish Government is the executive branch of the Flemish Community and the Flemish Region of Belgium. It consists of a government cabinet, headed by the Minister-President and accountable to the Flemish Parliament, and the public administration (civil service) divided into 13 policy areas, each with an executive department and multiple agencies.

The Flemish Government cabinet consists of up to a maximum of eleven ministers, chosen by the Flemish Parliament. At least one minister must come from Brussels. The ministers are drawn from the political parties which, in practice, form the governing coalition. The Government is chaired by the Flemish Minister-President. Ministers head executive departments of the government administration. Ministers must defend their policies and performance in person before the Flemish Parliament. The Flemish Government must receive and keep the confidence of the Flemish Parliament. Until 1993 the Flemish Government was called the Flemish Executive.

Geert Bourgeois

Minister-President of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Foreign Policy and Immovable Heritage

Hilde Crevits

Vice minister-president of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Education

Bart Tommelein

Vice minister-president of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Finance, Budget and Energy

Liesbeth Homans

Vice minister-president of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Public Governance, Civic Integration, Housing, Equal Opportunities and Poverty Reduction

Jo Vandeurzen

Flemish Minister for Welfare, Public Health and Family

Sven Gatz

Flemish Minister for Media, Culture, Youth and Brussels

Ben Weyts

Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, the Brussels Periphery, Tourism and Animal Welfare

Joke Schauvliege

Flemish Minister for Town and Country Planning, Environment and Nature

Philippe Muyters

Flemish Minister for Work, Economy, Innovation, Scientific Policy and Sport