The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has decided to distribute the duties of the departing Minister of Culture and Sport, Paavo Arhinmäki (Left Alliance), among three of its ministers. Pia Viitanen, the Minister of Housing and Communications, will take up the portfolio of Arhinmäki but hand over her responsibilities for communication affairs to Krista Kiuru, the Minister of Education and Science, and equality affairs to Susanna Huovinen, the Minister of Health and Social Services.
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Three to share Arhinmäki's duties
A decision on the distribution of duties was taken in a joint meeting of the SDP party council and parliamentary group on Thursday.