Composition of the Government
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic.
Paris, 30 August 2016
Mr Emmanuel Macron, Minister of Economy, Industry and the Digital Sector, today submitted his resignation from the Government to the President of the French Republic to devote himself entirely to his political movement.
The Head of State thanked him for the action carried out at the Ministry of Economy since August 2014, and, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, has appointed Mr Michel Sapin as the Minister of Economy and Finance.
Ms Georges Pau-Langevin, Minister of Overseas France, has also wished to end her ministerial tenure for personal reasons. The President thanked her for the policy she has conducted for Overseas France since April 2014, and on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, has appointed Ms Ericka Bareigts to replace her.