Yane Yanev to Advise Bulgaria’s PM Borisov on Fight against Corruption

Politics » DOMESTIC | January 30, 2015, Friday // 08:21| Views: | Comments: 3
Bulgaria: Yane Yanev to Advise Bulgaria’s PM Borisov on Fight against Corruption RZS leader Yane Yanev, photo by BGNES

Yane Yanev, leader of the marginal conservative Order Law and Justice (RZS) party, has been appointed advisor at the Council of Ministers.

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov issued the appointment order for Yanev on Tuesday, according to reports of Darik radio based on the government’s press office.

Yanev is expected to advise Borisov on issues related to prevention and counteraction to corruption and conflict of interest.

Yanev was chair of the parliamentary anti-corruption committee in the 41st National Assembly.

He has also been a member of the parliamentary committee tasked with control of the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Yanev did not take part in the last round of parliamentary elections but he stated his support for Borisov’s center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria).

During the presidential elections in 2011, the RZS party advertised their candidate, Atanas Semov, through billboards saying “I will dismiss Borisov.”

After RZS dropped out after the first round of the elections, they backed the presidential nominee of GERB, Bulgaria’s current head of state, Rosen Plevneliev.

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Philippe - 1 Feb 2015 // 03:32:06

advice BB on the fight against corruption? Is this a joke? I am quiet sure this Godfather is the specialist himself; He does not need any advice.

Frances irving - 30 Jan 2015 // 10:36:47

hi I think you know me by now. Please do something about the corruption in your country. As you know Mr Marian Zamfirov stole more than €350.000 from me then he used this money to open 2 haulage companies in Rousse with my money.he told the courts he gave me the money back this a lie he did not even though he told the courts under oath. He and his family and friends have blackmailed me and threatened me, I am scared of what they will do, therefore I can't go to your police in Bulgaria. This mans brother is a policeman in Rousse his name is Ivan Zamfirov. I would like this Mr Marian Zamfirov exposed and written about in the news papers there, then the prosecution might take legal action against him.
Thank you Frances irving

peterperfect - 30 Jan 2015 // 09:53:48

No good, any Bulgarian from the establishment is under suspicion of corruption either currently or in the past that could be used to corrupt them again. What is required is a completely independent 3rd party from outside the country. Pick the state that has the best reputation for openness and honesty and invite one of their top men to do the job.

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