Bulgaria’s Deputy PM Kalfin: I Resign in line with ABV’s Decision to Stop Backing Govt

Politics » DOMESTIC | May 10, 2016, Tuesday // 18:32| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: Bulgaria’s Deputy PM Kalfin: I Resign in line with ABV’s Decision to Stop Backing Govt Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov (R) and Deputy PM Ivaylo Kalfin (L). File photo by BGNES

Deputy Prime Minister Ivaylo Kalfin said on Tuesday that the reason why he resigned was the decision of his left-wing ABV party to withdraw support for Bulgaria’s minority coalition government.

ABV Deputy Chairman Rumen Petkov said earlier on Tuesday that the party’s National Council had decided to propose to a party conference, to be held on Sunday, to stop backing the cabinet led by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

"I withdraw from the government in line with ABV’s decision.Over the last year and a half I worked hard to ensure that there were higher incomes in Bulgaria, more jobs and more fairness and predictability in social systems," Kalfin said in a statement posted on the website of the Labour and Social Policy Ministry which he headed since Borisov formed his coalition government in November 2014.

"I'm happy with what I have achieved.” 

Kalfin, the sole ABV minister in the cabinet, was also Deputy Prime Minister in charge of demographic and social policy.

 

Domestic » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Bulgaria, Kalfin, Petkov, Borisov, ABV, government
Advertisement
Advertisement
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria