Bulgaria PM Borisov Asks Education Minister to Resign

Politics » DOMESTIC | January 28, 2016, Thursday // 16:37| Views: | Comments: 4
Bulgaria: Bulgaria PM Borisov Asks Education Minister to Resign Bulgaria's Education Minister Todor Tanev. Photo by BGNES

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has demanded the resignation of Education and Science Minister Todor Tanev and his entire team.

"I believe that another person must hold the portfolio due to recurring problems at the ministry and the sector,” Borisov said in a statement released by the government’s press office on Thursday.

“For me, as Prime Minister, it is unacceptable to make changes in the area of education which haven’t been put to broad public discussion,” Borosov said, referring to plans to introduce controversial changes to the elementary and high school curriculum.

Borisov said that he had asked the Reformist Bloc, the junior partner in his minority coalition government, “to nominate by the end of the day a new team to run the ministry who will continue the reform process.”   

Tensions have heightened since the Education Ministry proposed controversial changes to literature books last week. Some of those changes affect pieces of Bulgarian literature considered to be key to keeping alive the national conscience and identity of the Bulgarian population during the period of Ottoman rule (1396-1878). 


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Fr Jack Hackett - 29 Jan 2016 // 15:24:12

Ordinary European people who have to put up with the rising crime rates and attacks against their young girls understand very well the threat of islam in their countries. But they have been slammed down or arrested for voicing their concerns and police reports against the attackers of their children have been ignored for decades. However, the leaders seem to have absolutely no concern about their native citizens and are encouraging people who hate the west into Europe to live off the taxpayers in the hope that they will continue to vote them into office

Ivailo Ivanov - 28 Jan 2016 // 21:28:59

European people know nothing about Islam. But the Bulgarians lived under the sharia system. It is about time for them to learn something. One easy topic is the analysis of the thousands of fold songs from the Ottoman time. I also wold give a subject for a PhD, thesis entitled. The reality of the Islamic domination described in the book Vidrica of priest Mincho Kanchev and its message to modern they mixed Muslim - Christian communities.

Ivailo Ivanov - 28 Jan 2016 // 20:13:41

May be mister Soros and his fellow hedge fond directors have to pore money is Sweden and Germany to convince the population that rape and sex with underage is perfectly acceptable for the liberal democracy..

Ivailo Ivanov - 28 Jan 2016 // 20:10:34

It is very dangerous when mister Soros\'s foundation interfere in the live of a nation. I am curios to know if Mister Soros managed to change the perception of the Turks about their history or he is willing to give grants to the Kurdish population so they change their perception of their position in modern Turkey ...

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