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Bulgarian GERB MP Quits on Conflict of Interest Suspicions

Politics » DOMESTIC | November 30, 2012, Friday // 11:03| Views: 819 | Comments: 0
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Bulgarian GERB MP Quits on Conflict of Interest Suspicions: Bulgarian GERB MP Quits on Conflict of Interest Suspicions Vyara Petrova, GERB MP and party coordinator in Bulgaria's Karnobat has resigned from both posts after a tipoff alleging she was involved in conflict of interest. Photo by globusnews.net

The Member of the Parliament from Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, Vyara Petrova, has resigned from her parliamentary seat Friday.

Petrova further gave up on being the coordinator of GERB's municipal branch in the town of Karnobat.

Her decision came on heels of a tipoff against her for alleged conflict of interest, submitted by the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, with the Parliamentary Subcommittee for Corruption among Senior Officials.

According to the tipoff, she had pressured the Karnobat Labor Bureau to grant to her husband's private company free vouchers to be used for training of employees.

The GERB Executive Committee is to make a decision on Petrova's resignations after the Parliamentary Subcommittee for Conflict of Interests announces the findings of their probe.

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