Angelos Tolkas was sworn in on Wednesday as deputy minister of state and became the government’s newest and youngest member. The swearing-in ceremony was held before the president of the republic and in the presence of the prime minister. 
Tolkas was born in 1978 in the northern city of Naoussa where he lives and exercises the legal profession.
He was elected PASOK MP in the constituency of Imathia in October 2009.
The post of deputy minister of state is a new one in the present government.